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When God weeps : why our sufferings matter to the Almighty

Author: Joni Eareckson Tada; Steve Estes
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : ZondervanPublishing House, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through a panoramic overview of what the Bible says about suffering, the authors make clear who God is, why he permits so much heartache and pain, and how it is we can trust him. With both a practical edge and heartfelt warmth. When God Weeps offers dependence on His love and mercy in spite of our doubts, fears, longings and questions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joni Eareckson Tada; Steve Estes
ISBN: 0310211867 9780310211860 0310238358 9780310238355
OCLC Number: 37141274
Awards: Runner-up for Christian Book Award 1998
Description: 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Special Thanks to --
Before You Begin --
One: I'm Hurting Bad --
Section One: Who Is This God? --
Two: Ecstasy Spilling Over --
Three: The Suffering God --
Four: Does He Really Expect Me to Suffer? --
Five: All Trials Great and Small --
Six: Heaven's Dirty Laundry? --
Section Two: What Is He Up To? --
Seven: A Few Reasons Why --
Eight: The Best Answer We Have --
Nine: Making Sense of Suffering --
Section Three: How Can I Hang On? --
Ten: Cry of the Soul --
Eleven: Gaining Contentment --
Twelve: Suffering Gone Malignant --
Thirteen: Suffering Gone --
Epilogue: Before You Put This Book Down --
Section Four: Appendices --
Appendix A : Scripture on God's Hand in Our Suffering --
Appendix B : Scripture on God's Purpose in Our Suffering --
Appendix C : Can God Experience Grief? --
Notes.
Responsibility: Joni Eareckson Tada, Steven Estes.
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