The First Chapter of My Pain


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Habakkuk – to embrace, to wrestle 

Painful Question: 

This isn’t fair, God and you don’t make sense; what are you doing? 
 
Wrestling with God might look like:
A.  Questioning God’s care.
B.  Questioning God’s apparent absence.
C.  Questioning God’s fairness in my situation. 
 
When we get punched in the soul…
1.  It can drive us to discover the nature of God.
2.  It can drive us to raw honesty about ourselves and our situations.
3.  It can drive us to a place that surrenders our own efforts for a reliance on God.