Building on his bestseller If God Is Good, Alcorn offers a heartfelt look at suffering that challenges the logic of disbelief and reveals who God is and what he's doing in the world. Filled with personal stories and biblical insight, it's the perfect gift for those struggling with pain or doubt. 96 pages, hardcover from Multnomah.
Through Pain and Tears…
Finding a Way to Gods Heart
For those times when were wounded by broken trust, assaulted by disease, or victimized by evilor when were crushed to see such things happen to people we loveRandy Alcorn offers something solid to hold onto.
In this specially focused condensation of Alcorns If God Is Good…: Faith in the Midst of Suffering and Evil, were continually guided into a deeper glimpse of Gods loving ways and higher purposesthe very things were often most blinded to whenever we battle pain and anguish.
Alcorn avoids superficial or sentimental responses, and instead presses forward boldly to explore all the troubling doubts and questions that agitate within us when we confront suffering and evil.
The issues are far from simple, the answers far from easybut Alcorn shows how the way of sufferinga path that Jesus himself followed more than anyone elsecan ultimately become a journey into wholeness and even logic-defying joy.
Randy Alcorn is the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries and a best-selling author. His novels include Deadline, Dominion, Deception, Edge of Eternity, Lord Foulgrins Letters, The Ishbane Conspiracy, and the Gold Medallion winner, Safely Home. He has written numerous nonfiction books as well, including Heaven, The Treasure Principle, The Purity Principle, and The Grace and Truth Paradox. Randy and his wife, Nanci, live in Oregon and have two married daughters.