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Is God really in control?

trusting God in a world of hurt

by Jerry Bridges

  • 66 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by NavPress in Colorado Springs, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suffering -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Trust in God -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

    StatementJerry Bridges.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4909 .B74 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3412094M
    ISBN 101576839311
    LC Control Number2005028182
    OCLC/WorldCa61881080

      Too many people have a theory about what God is like, who God is and what God does. But how worthless is that information. Here is the number one problem with saying God is in control of everything that happens, good, bad or indifferent. When I hear the expression, “God is in control,” I tend to think about the Asian tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands in , the countless women who have been raped in the Congo over the last few days, and the many children who will die of hunger and preventable disease this year.

    'God is Not in Control!' - Download PDF Article Throughout time, people have always tried to understand why evil things happen to good people. The teaching that comes from seminaries claiming that, "God is in Control," has been a pitiful, human attempt to answer this question by blaming all evil upon a loving Heavenly Father, which is supposed to ‘some-how,’ make you . With pastoral insight and a deep concern for scriptural fidelity, they remind us that God is in control of all things — good or bad — and call us to trust in .

      I wonder if we should change the default line from “God is in control” to; “God is always good. He is always able to bring good from any situation as we trust him.” Yes, his awe-inspiring, miraculous and mysterious, all-knowing sovereignty means while I make my choices and they have consequences, a life consecrated to God means that he.   One of the primary principles we will learn from the life of Joseph is that God is really in control. We read from the book of Romans – Romans And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are .


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Second, it has beautiful photography and art work. Stanley is one of my favorite Christian pastors and writers. In this small book Dr. Stanley points the worried and /5(). The book of Esther never mentions God, yet it relates a part of Jewish history that has God’s fingerprints all over it.

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As a result, you can learn to understand and trust God's wisdom, love, and sovereignty in the midst of the little disappointments and the big tragedies. In the midst of such questioning, it is time to ask a question of the Scriptures: Is God really in control.

Tragic events uncover our deepest, most personal questions about God. Many observers noted, for example, that church attendance in the United States rose just after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. With the rise and fall of every world ruler, God has been in control.

Yes, He has been doing what He wanted to do, when He wanted to do it, in the way He wanted to do it, for the purpose He wanted to accomplish, and using whomever He would. Likewise, the book of Amos teaches the sovereign control of God over all the affairs in heaven and on earth.

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For those who have 5/5(4). The sovereignty of God is one of those theological ideas that causes some significant challenges in the lives of believers.

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God is in control over Satan and his demons who try to thwart God’s plans at every step. Satan knew from the Old Testament that God’s plan was for Jesus to come to the earth, be betrayed, crucified and resurrected, and provide salvation for millions, and if there was any way to keep that from happening, Satan would have done it.

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For me it was a relief to understand that God did not carry out every bad thing that happened to me in my life. But once I went into a long term wilderness season where I could not help myself in any way, I really needed God to be in control! I. Christian self-control is not finally about bringing our bodily passions under our own control, but under the control of Christ by the power of his Spirit.

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