20 quotes from Disappointment with God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud: ‘ We tend to think, ‘Life should be fair because God is fair.’ But God is not l. Disappointment with God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud is a book written by Philip Yancey and published by Zondervan in It is one of Yancey’s. After writing one of my first books, Where Is God When It Hurts, I got letters from readers who said something like this: “Thanks for your reflections on physical.

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The people of God are not merely to mark time, waiting for God to step in and set right all that is wrong. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Re-creation involves us; we are, in fact, at the center of his plan That response never once occurred to Job. Our very existence announces to the powers in the universe that restoration is under way. Can love arise out of freedom?


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The stars neither require it nor demand it. Dispapointment prefer to go away limping, like Jacob, rather than to shut God out. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.

Disappointment with God Quotes Showing of If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is required. As often as not, spiritual giants of the Bible are shown contending with God. Return to Book Page.

Throw at him your grief, your anger, your doubt, your bitterness, your betrayal, your disappointment—he can absorb them all.

Disappointment with God Quotes by Philip Yancey

In this respect, the Bible prefigures a tenet of modern psychology: Can I be loved by creatures whom I have not programmed to adore me forever? God can deal with every human response save one.

He holds back for our sakes. Rather, they are to model the new heaven wtih new earth, and by so doing awaken longings for what God will someday bring to pass.

Want to Read disappkintment. He cannot abide the response I fall back on instinctively: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Disappointment with God

Preview — Disappointment with God by Philip Yancey. And if I confuse God with the physical reality of life- by expecting constant good health for example- then I set myself up for crashing disappointment. What if I veil My Divinity so that the creatures are free to pursue their individual lives without being overwhelmed by My overpowering Presence?


My angels love me unceasingly, but they can see Me at all times. Every act of faith by every one of the people of God is lhilip the tolling of a bell, and a faith like Job’s reverberates throughout the universe. What if I create beings in My own image as a Creator, beings who are free? They have scathing words about the need to care for widows and orphans and gos, and to clean up corrupt courts and religious systems.

Refresh and try again. Why does God let evil and pain so flagrantly exist, even thrive, on this planet?

Will the creatures love Me?