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Deliver us from evil

I was transferring my text books from my locker into my school bag when a fellow student burst into the sixth-form common room.   “You,” she said, with eyes full of fire and fury, “you’re a Christian. Where was God when this happened?”   She indicated the headline on the newspaper. Sixteen children and one […]

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The noonday demon {guest post}

I have been privileged to have known Kath for more than a decade. She is not the shouty sort, you have to listen in close. But it is worth it, every whispered word is worth it. Over to Kath:   As I sit here wondering how to participate well in this excellent series on God […]

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Get angry at God: Job did

A Biblical basis for expressing anger at God   Last week I posed this question, ‘If anger is the correct emotional response to injustice, surely being angry at God is calling God unjust. Therefore, is it a sin to be angry with God?‘   I was really grateful for your answers, which were all thoughtful […]

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Is it a sin to be angry at God?

This question arose after I read Jerry Bridge’s book ‘Respectable Sins: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate’. I didn’t agree with all of it, but it is a thought-provoking book written by a godly man and worth reading. We were discussing it for a book club.  Jerry Bridges says this:  Is it okay to be angry […]

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Like those who dreamed

“A place of tears” Photo credit: Olga Oslina   How do you pray when the joy has gone and your present experience is a place of tears?   How do you process it when all the good things in your life are in the past, and your present is just hard work and sorrow?   […]

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