Death. Illness. Divorce. Unexpected. Undeserved. In this world there is going to be suffering and pain. As a person of faith, we are not exempt from that undeniable fact. What do we do? Where is God when the pain is unbearable and the night so long? How do we reach out to others with something more than platitudes?
It has been said that theology begins in the experience of suffering. At the very least, debilitating suffering challenges our images of success and security, and invites us on a quest for something solid and dependable when the foundations of our lives are shaking. The book of Job emerges from one person’s unexpected encounter with suffering. Job seeks God’s presence, and to find a God he can trust again, he must jettison his previous images of God. – Bruce Epperly
The following is a short extract from an interview with Dr. Bruce Epperly via Google Hangouts on Air. The viewer for the full video is embedded below this one.
The following is the full video interview with Dr. Bruce Epperly, part of our Energion Hangouts series using Google Hangouts on Air.
Finding God in Suffering: A Journey with Job
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