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Why?: Trusting God When You Don't Understand

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2010

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    I Was Slightly Disappointed By This Book

    I was slightly disappointed by my book, because if a person just glances at it online or in a book store, they would be left believing that God truly doesn't care. But, a closer look would help any reader see that God makes everything happen for a reason. I have recently read another book that tackled the topic of forgiveness that gave me a broader outlook on how God works. I can only recommend that you read both and you be the judge.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2004

    'Great title; good discussion'

    What a great title for a book which seeks to answer the question we all ask! This book presents, in a user-friendly way, Bible theology on why bad things happen to good people. The author puts her heart and soul into this discussion, and, with John 11 as the focus, never strays from what God would have us learn. While I enjoyed the format Lotz used for the work--and feel the principles addressed were theologically sound, to me the work was a bit limited. The same genre of discussion on understanding the mind of God--plus numerous other such topics (suffering, integrity, spirituality and gifts, etc.) are much more broadly discussed in earlier works such as 'Where is God When It Hurts', and particularly 'With Joseph in the University of Adversity' (my favorite--IF you can get your hands on it). All in all, Lotz is a warm and capable writer who knows her stuff. There is little to fault in this work, and perhaps I was looking for a bit more 'meat and potatoes', while I was served precisely what was advertised. RECOMMENDED.

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