On Asking God Why: Reflections on Trusting God

On Asking God Why: Reflections on Trusting God

by Elisabeth Elliot
On Asking God Why: Reflections on Trusting God

On Asking God Why: Reflections on Trusting God

by Elisabeth Elliot

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Overview

God does many things we do not understand, but that doesn't keep us from wanting to understand. When faced with suffering, sickness, death, and confusion, most of us want to know why? Beloved writer Elisabeth Elliot knew too well this feeling of uncertainty. But she also knew that God is faithful to answer us in our distress.

On Asking God Why offers honest insights into many of today's most prevalent heartaches, including sickness and death, family issues and loneliness, aging and hopelessness. Chapter by chapter, this insightful book will remind you that God invites his children to lay our questions before him—because in him we will find every answer we need.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800742218
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/13/2022
Edition description: Repackaged Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) was one of the most perceptive and popular Christian writers of the last century. The author of more than twenty books, including Passion and Purity, The Journals of Jim Elliot, and These Strange Ashes, Elliot offered guidance and encouragement to millions of readers worldwide. For more information about Elisabeth's books, visit elisabethelliot.org.

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

1 On Asking God Why 15

2 On Brazen Heavens 21

3 Singleness Is a Gift 28

4 A Look in the Mirror 33

5 Happy Birthday-You're Heading Home! 37

6 I Won't Bother with a Face-Lift 42

7 Why Funerals Matter 44

8 Hope for a Hopeless Failure 50

9 O Little Town of Nazareth 54

10 A No-Risk Life 58

11 Shortcut to Peace 63

12 To Judge or Not to Judge 68

13 Have It Your Way-or God's 74

14 Person or Thing? 80

15 To a Man Who Chose Divorce 85

16 The "Innocent" Party 89

17 Is Divorce the Only Way? 97

18 Images of Hell 105

19 When I Was Being Made in Secret 109

20 London Diary 113

21 How to Sell Yourself 120

22 Meeting God Alone 125

23 The Song of the Animals 131

24 We've Come a Long Way-or Have We? 133

25 The Christian's Safety 137

26 Tenderness 144

27 Parable in a Car Wash 146

28 Two Marriageable People 150

29 Pick Up the Broom! 157

30 A Jungle Grave 160

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