Why?: Trusting God When You Don't Understand [NOOK Book]

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Called "the best preacher in the family," by her father, Billy Graham, Anne Graham Lotz speaks around the globe with the wisdom and the authority of years spent studying God's Word. In her latest book, Anne shares her heart and God's teachings on the universal problem of suffering.

Drawing her characteristically keen insights from the familiar story of Lazarus in the ninth and eleventh chapters of the Gospel ...

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Why?: Trusting God When You Don't Understand

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Overview

Called "the best preacher in the family," by her father, Billy Graham, Anne Graham Lotz speaks around the globe with the wisdom and the authority of years spent studying God's Word. In her latest book, Anne shares her heart and God's teachings on the universal problem of suffering.

Drawing her characteristically keen insights from the familiar story of Lazarus in the ninth and eleventh chapters of the Gospel of John, Anne offers Jesus' reassuring answers to our heartfelt cries for understanding:

  • Why doesn't God care?
  • Why does He let these things happen?
  • Why me?
  • Why doesn't God answer my prayers?
  • Why didn't He protect me?
  • Why doesn't He perform a miracle?

Why? helps us understand and deal with suffering while guiding us to the ultimate answer-the Savior who shares our grief and our tears.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418519452
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/31/2004
  • Sold by: THOMAS NELSON
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 122,394
  • File size: 319 KB

Meet the Author

Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of Billy and Ruth Graham, is the President and Executive Director of AnGeL Ministries, a non-profit organization offering Christian outreach. She is the award-winning author of ten books, including Just Give Me Jesus.

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Introduction

Called "the best preacher in the family" by her father, Billy Graham, Anne Graham Lotz speaks around the globe with the wisdom and authority of years spent studying God's Word. In her latest book, Anne shares her heart and God's teachings on the universal problem of suffering. Drawing her characteristically keep insights from the familiar story of Lazarus in the ninth and eleventh chapters of the Gospel of John, Anne offers Jesus' reassuring answers to our heartfelt cries for understanding: · Why doesn't God car? · Why does He let these things happen? · Why me? · Why doesn't God answer my prayers? · Why didn't He protect me? · Why doesn't he perform a miracle? Why? helps us understand and deal with suffering while guiding us to the ultimate answer-the Savior who shares our grief and our tears.
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  • Posted July 25, 2009

    VERY INSPIRING!

    This book touched me so much that I have given away about a dozen copies to people that I love. Many have responded that it has meant a lot to them and caused them to see their trials and hard times in a new light.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2006

    A Wonderful Help

    I found myself in a situation where i was asking 'Why?' on many different fronts. I came across this book on the Barnes and Noble site and picked it up. I've read it twice in a couple months the second time I read it through with highlighter in hand to really drive home certain points. Ms. Lotz does a wonderful job of envisioning the thought processes of Martha, as well as her growth in faith and trust. She also does a wonderful job of driving home the idea that God does not always act within our timeframes and by our standards, but always provides for our good and His glory. I found many points of wisdom that I am clinging to now, and will in the future. I can see myself reading this through many times in the future, and recommending it to anybody I feel needs it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 30, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    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.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2010

    bought book at Christian Book Store- Barnes and Noble

    very helpful
    answered many questions I had
    enjoy her writings

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2005

    GREAT BOOK OF COMFORT

    ANNE GRAHAM LOTZ HAS WRITTION A REAL A REAL WINNER HERE. THIS PAST WEEK I HAD 2 FRIENDS OF MINE WHO WERE GOING THROUGH SOME HARD TIMES AND I REALLY DID NOT HAVE THE RIGHT WORDS TO SAYTO THEM BUT I REMEMBERED THAT I HAD READ ANNE GRAHAM LOTZS BOOK 'WHY' AND GOTTEN ALOT OUT OF IT MYSELF SO I GOT A COPY FOR BOTH OF MY FRIENDS CAUSE MRS LOTZ USES BIBLE VERSES,HER OWN TRUE LIFE EXPERENCES AS WELL AS THE TRUE LIFE EXPERENCES OF MARY, MARTHA, AND LAZARUS NOT ONLY THAT SHE BRINGS YOU THE WORDS AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE GOSPEL OF JOHN SO YOU CAN FIND HOPE AND UNDERSTANDING IN YOUR OWN LIFE OR PERHAPS GIVE THIS WONDERFUL BOOK TO A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER WHO MIGHT NEED ALITTLE ENCOURAGMENT. ITS TRULY A WONDERFUL LITTLE INEXPENSIVE BOOK FOR A BIBLE STUDY THIS BOOK MIGHT GIVE SOME UNIVERSITY OR GRADUATION OR COLLEGE.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2005

    What a great book!

    My search for a book that gave me hope and a better understanding of God's grace has finally been successful. I loved this book and have proposed it for a bible study group. My pastor has also received a copy from me. I hope he sees the value in providing this book to people he counsels. Buy this book and you will be rewarded.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2005

    AWNERING THE LIFES HARD QUESTIANS

    THIS IS TRULY A GREAT BOOK AND I FEEL THAT I WAS VERY BLESSED BY IT. IAM VERY THANKFUL THAT I BOUGHT THIS LITTLE PUBLICATION. THE WRITER HAS USED ALOT OF BIBLE BASED EXAMPLES TO OFFER HOPE AND COMFORT. THIS IS A VERY INEXPENSIVE BOOK SO YOU MIGHT WANT TO GIVE IT AS A GIFT FOR A FAMILY MEMBER AND YOUR FRIEND AND IT MIGHT BE GOOD FOR A BIBLE STUDY OR YOUR OWN QUIET TIME. ITS A VERY PEACEFUL BOOK. HELP YOU THROUGH SOME HARD TIMES. THIS WILL HELP YOU AWNSER SOME HARD QUESTIANS . GREAT BOOK FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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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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