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Disappointment with God

three questions no one asks aloud

by Philip Yancey

  • 41 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Zondervan Books in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • God -- Knowableness,
  • Theodicy,
  • Faith

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 259-260.

    StatementPhilip Yancey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT102 .Y36 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2043958M
    ISBN 100310517818
    LC Control Number88020848


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From the Back Cover. Philip Yancey has a gift for articulating the knotty issues of faith. In Disappointment with God, he poses three questions that /5(). Disappointment with God is real and even the most mature of Christians come to experience the great well of anger or sorrow when stripped by the harshness of life.

I truly appreciate the approach Yancey took to wrestling with this disappointment with God/5. Philip Yancey has a gift for articulating the knotty issues of faith. In this 25 th Anniversary edition of Disappointment with God, Yancey poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask aloud: Is God unfair?Is he silent.

Is he hidden. This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life/5(). This book, however caused me to look at my faith and God's view of humanity differently. I think it will help me be a better listener to those who are going through disappointment with God and perhaps have a better conversation with them to offer the encouragement I feel and experience in my relationship with God/5.

I give Disappointment with God by Philip Yancey an A. I read Disappointment with God about 15 years ago.

At the time, I remember thinking that it was very insightful and helpful. I also recommended it highly to those who were questioning God’s goodness. Since that time, I haven’t been able to locate my copy of the book. Disappointment with God [Yancey, Philip] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Disappointment with God5/5(1). How could God allow such a horrible disappointment. Listen, God allowed the horrible butchery of the cross in order to save us from our sins.

(Note the blend of the concepts of "appoint" and "allow" in Acts ) We can be sure that if God allows a "horrible" disappointment to come into our lives, He has appointed us to this disappointment for.

I do not have my copy of "Disappointment With God" here in front of me to refer to so please bear with me on this. The most powerful statement in the entire book was made by the man Yancey interviewed that lost his family, then was involved in a car accident and left him with a bad eye and a speech impediment/5().

In this 25th Anniversary edition of Disappointment with God, Yancey poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask aloud: Is God unfair. Is he silent. Is he hidden. This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our.

In Disappointment with God, Yancey tackles the questions caused by a God who doesn't always do what we think he's supposed to do. Insightful and deeply personal, Yancey points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life. Why, if God is so hungry for relationship with us, does he seem so distant.

Why, if he cares for us, do bad things happen?/5(18). Disappointment with God is a book that distills the sometimes-uncomfortable core of faith, and presents it as it is with no dissembling or false promises. Reading it may not lessen the pain of a trial, but it will encourage you to endure for the duration of it – to stand, and to keep standing, strong.

And this book "Disappointment with God" is a great read. You have to love an evangelical Christian who would even dare to write a book with a title like this. Christianity MUST BE a "thinking man's faith" and BECAUSE OF THAT, we can't be afraid to ask and answer the hard by: In Disappointment with God, Philip Yancey answers the silent questions that many of us ask: Why does God seem so distant.

Why, if God cares for us, do bad things happen. He answers these questions with clarity, richness, and biblical assurance, taking us beyond disillusionment to deeper faith, and a certitude of God's love. This 25th anniversary edition includes a study guide with Brand: Zondervan.

This book is designed to help those who struggle with mindsets that are dangerous to their spiritual condition and their relationship with God. It will not only expose the corrupting attitude of disappointment with God, but will also provide some helpful ways to remain steadfast in your faith, love and devotion to the God who makes all things.

Disappointment with God is a searingly honest and powerful book that takes our doubts seriously, yet points to a faith we can live by and hope that will not let us down.

When you are in doubt, God can seem very distant. Philip Yancey looks at how faith survives when tragedy strikes, or in time of great need, when the evidence for a loving God.

In Disappointment With God, Yancey posits three of them: 1. If God were more inclined to intervence in the world and to perform miracles, we would actually be less inclined toward faith-- we would gripe and be dissatisfied, as were the ancient Hebrews wandering in the desert with their pillar-of-fire God.

Is God hidden?” and scour the Bible methodically, looking for clues. At the time, the publisher questioned the title, so different from the cheery titles that predominate in Christian bookstores.

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Is he hidden?This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life. Why, if God is so hungry for relationship with us, does he seem so distant?/5().

Disappointment with God Ever since my book Where Is God When It Hurts. was published, I have received letters from people disappointed with God. A young mother wrote that her joy had turned to bitterness and grief when she delivered a daughter with spina bifida, a birth defect that leaves the spinal cord exposed.

As sons and daughters of the King, we celebrate an all-powerful and all-loving God—and the twin truths of disappointment and an omnipotent God of love don’t tend to sit well together. Let’s imagine you have a child who has abandoned his or her faith. Every night, you get down on your knees and beg God to bring your child back to Him.

In Disappointment with God, he poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask aloud: Is God unfair. Is he silent. Is he hidden. This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life. Why, if God is so hungry for relationship with us, does he seem so distant?Author: Philip Yancy.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Disappointment with God by Philip Yancey,Zondervan edition, Paperback in English - 1st by: Produces a sublime trust in the goodness of God even in the face of bitter disappointment and crushing defeat.

~ The Urantia Book, Jesus Counsels on Disappointment "This day, my son, you are to be reborn, re-established as a man of faith, courage, and. Abraham answer asked believe Bible references Bible’s body Book of Job C.

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In Disappointment with God, he poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask aloud: Is God unfair. Is he silent. Is he hidden. This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life.

Why, if God is so hungry for relationship with us, does he seem so distant?4/5(14). Disappointment With God is Yancey at his superlative best. The book's subtitle, Three Questions No One Asks Aloud, introduces his theme: Is God unfair.

Is God silent. Is God hidden. Anyone who has ever asked these questions and hasn't received adequate answers must read this book. Shop for Disappointment with God and much more. Everything Christian for less.

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Max Lucado. Max Lucado. Thomas. Disappointment with God - Phillip Yancy for many people there is a large gap between what they expect from their Christian faith and what they actually experience.

People feel disappointment, betrayal, and often guilt. Disappointment occurs when the actual experience of. An author that makes me think is Philip Yancey.

I trust the following quotes from his book, Disappointment with God, will make you think about our Savior. God holds back; He hides Himself; He weeps.

Why. Because He disires what power can never win. He is a king who wants not subservience, but love. And that’s how most Christians live.

We have faith that Jesus can bring us into heaven but we have little faith that He can bring to life the seemingly dead things in our lives. Up until this point, God had been the God of disappointment in my own life.

I had not seen what I wanted in my music career and in my marriage. Finding God in the Dark: Faith, Disappointment and the Struggle to Believe is written by Ted Kluck and Ronnie Martin. When reading my options of books to review, this one stuck out to me because I've been having many conversations lately that revolve around doubting/5.

As I have discovered what G.K. Chesterton called “the furious love of God,” I’ve accepted that God is never disappointed with us. But I think God may often get disappointed for us.

This book is wonderful guidance for anyone dealing with disappointment. To quote Francois Fenelon in "The Royal Way of the Cross" (taken from the Introduction of the book): God must tear from us what we love wrongly, unreasonably, or excessively, that /5.

No part of the Bible goes unstudied in the author's search for God's hidden nature in this compelling and profound book. A Gold Medallion Award winner, Disappointment with God has had an overwhelming impact on many lives -- it can change yours.

In Disappointment with God, he poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask aloud: Is God unfair. Is he silent. Is he hidden. This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life. Why, if God is so hungry for relationship with us, does he seem so distant?Brand: Vida.

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The book does not make all the doubts and questions go away. The book provides a real and honest look at what many feel and the real pain it causes. It made realize that I was part of a myriad of people searching for a way to live with disappointment with God and still love and follow Him.

It helps to see past our great christian facade/5(15). what difference does Jesus make to our feelings of disappointment with God, according to yancey. pursuit of God for his children, intimacy made possible, a face, What do the three scenes- the Sending of the Seventy, the Last Supper, and the Ascension- tell us about why Jesus came to earth and why he left.

DISAPPOINTMENT WITH GOD Author: Philip Yancey Genre: Non-Fiction; Religion First Published: Status: Read Pages: Price: PHP /$ I found this book in a hospital bookshop earlier this month.

I don’t normally read religious books or anything that has potential to become self-righteous, but there was something intriguing about. In Disappointment with God, he poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask aloud: Is God unfair?

Is he silent? Is he hidden? This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life. Why, if God is so hungry for relationship with us, does he seem so distant?4/5(40).Philip Yancey has a gift for articulating the knotty issues of faith.

In this 25 th Anniversary edition of Disappointment with God, Yancey poses three questions that Christians wonder but seldom ask aloud: Is God unfair?Is he silent?

Is he hidden? This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life.Where is God When It Hurts?

/ Disappointment with God book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this special, two-in-one ed /5.