Will God Heal Me: God's Power and Purpose in Suffering / Edition 1

Will God Heal Me: God's Power and Purpose in Suffering / Edition 1

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by Ron Dunn
     
 

Most of us want to avoid suffering at all costs. We work out, take vitamins, and check our heart rate—to avoid suffering in the future. But the Bible teaches that no one is exempt from suffering and sickness.

Author Ron Dunn will help you wade through misconceptions about suffering to finally embrace the unequivocal love and sovereignty of God.

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Overview

Most of us want to avoid suffering at all costs. We work out, take vitamins, and check our heart rate—to avoid suffering in the future. But the Bible teaches that no one is exempt from suffering and sickness.

Author Ron Dunn will help you wade through misconceptions about suffering to finally embrace the unequivocal love and sovereignty of God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781444873
Publisher:
Cook, David C.
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     13
Introduction: There's a New God in Town     15
When Illness Strikes
When Questions Come: Why Doesn't God Just Release His Power and Heal All the Hurts?     25
The Night Side of Life: The Losses and Gains of Suffering     31
Where Does Sickness Come From?: Is God in Sovereign Control of His Universe?     47
By the Rivers of Babylon: The Modern-Day Stigmas of Sickness     59
The Seduction of the Sick: Have We Embraced a Pagan Value?     73
The Seducers: All Seduction Is in Fact Self-Seduction     81
Handling Accurately the Word of Truth
What Do We Mean by "Healing"?: An Important Definition of Terms     93
Handling Accurately the Word of Truth: Careful, Thorough Bible Study Is Vital to a Faith That Truly Honors God     99
Cutting It Straight: Part One: Understanding Three Essential Rules of Biblical Interpretation     105
Cutting It Straight: Part Two: How to Correctly Interpret a Specific Bible Passage     119
Healing: The Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever? Are the Miracles of the New Testament Being Repeated Today?     131
The Healings of Jesus and the Apostles: A Closer Look: Are They Valid Models for Modern-Day Healing?     143
Did Christ Die to Make Us Healthy?: Do You Have the Right to Be Healed?     159
Does God Always Want Us Well?: TheHarmful Side Effects of Unscriptural Teaching     167
Finding God's Good in Suffering
Divine Temple or Clay Pot?: Christians Experience Pain Like Everyone Else but with One Redeeming Difference     179
Praying for the Sick: What You Do Not Receive, You Do Not Require     189
When God Says No: God Often Draws Outside the Lines We Have Drawn for Him     203
"I've Come to Help You Die": There Are No Cures, Only Postponements     217
Something Better Than Healing: The "God-Ultimate Purpose" of Suffering     227
Fear Not: We Can Have Joy in the Presence of Heartache     235
Resources
Notes     245

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