Out Of The Whirlwind: Why This? Why Now? Why Me?
“ As I dream him, God wants so much to be able to step in and make things right, but how can God do that without destroying what life is all about? We cease to be human beings. I sense in the passionate restraint in the silence of God, that which is both silent and yet eloquent” Frederick Buechner
Job expressed his doubt in the ability of God to understand his pain and suffering? Have you ever expressed such doubts? Is it healthy to express our doubts? Why or why not?
2) Why at times is the silence of God during a time of suffering an answer to prayer? What did Job’s prayers of lament teach him about God and himself? What does it teach us?