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When God seems far away biblical insight for common depression by Mark R. Littleton

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Published by H. Shaw in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Consolation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMark R. Littleton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4905.2 .L52 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2376383M
ISBN 100877889384
LC Control Number87004701
OCLC/WorldCa15316541

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  “When God Seems Far Away” This morning I want you to turn to the Minor Prophets to the little book of Habakkuk. I ‘ll give you a minute or two to find that. Actually if you go to Matthew and back up 5 books, you’ll find it there. We don’t hear many messages from the Minor Prophets today, but they are great little : Marty Hopkins.   Some might describe it as a dark night of the soul. It was definitely a time when God seemed far away. It broke my heart and shook my faith.” For Lesa, this period of spiritual struggle lasted several years. Darcy Wiley had a similar experience while serving as a missionary in a country that is closed to the gospel. What do you do when God seems a million miles away? The deepest level of worship is praising God in spite of pain, thanking God during a trial, trusting him when tempted, surrendering while suffering, and loving him when he seems s: 2. But I also believe that there are times in the life of every Christian, when even though you are walking by faith and there is no known sin in your life, God seems far away. You pray, but God doesn’t answer. You read the Bible, but it does not speak to you. You seek God, but it seems as if He is hiding. When that happens, you’re in good company.

"When God Seems Far Away" is an exposition of Ps which teaches that you can never be so far away that God cannot hear you when you call.   Psalm tells you what to do when God seems far away. David stopped crying out in anguish. Instead, he praises the Lord and finally rests in the joy of knowing that God will answer him.   Create in me a pure heart, God, and make my spirit right again. Do not send me away from You or take Your Holy Spirit away from me. Give me back the joy of your salvation The sacrifice God wants is a broken spirit. God, You will not reject a heart that is broken and sorry for sin. — Psalm , Psalm , Psalm NCV.   When God Seems Far Away (Nye) overall it’s a pretty helpful book on the topic of God seeming to be far away. This is something Christians think about quite a bit: what it means to be near to God, to feel his presence, to enjoy his close fellowship. Nye does a pretty good job discussing this theme in Distant God. One part of the book that.