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  1. Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts
    Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts
    Jerry Bridges
    NavPress / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 24 Reviews
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  1. Hillsboro, OR
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A Must Read
    March 26, 2012
    Aaron Potratz
    Hillsboro, OR
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Jerry Bridges, likely known for his popular book "The Pursuit of Holiness," is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. After thorough enjoying (and being convicted by, in a good way) this title, I came across "Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts" as a free audiobook download from ChristianAudio.com. Needless to say, it's one of my favorite books in its category and one that I can immediately recommend to any Christian reader.

    Trusting God is a very practical book with a wide application to many different life scenarios. While Bridges admits from the onset that he does not intend this book for deep suffering and trauma, it does boast a broad reach for nearly any other difficult circumstance that life can experience.

    The author starts out with a question asked two ways: "Can you trust God?" and "Can you trust God?" He then gives reasons why we can answer "yes" to both with confidence and certainty. The basis of trusting God, according to Bridges, is threefold: His sovereignty, wisdom, and love. These are three threads that weave throughout the book as he examines a breadth of content areas we often have difficulty trusting in to show that God is worthy of our trust.

    As is the case with his other work I've read, Bridges is very easy to read and is even surprisingly engaging. He writes almost like an old friend writing a letter addressed personally to you, with warmth and honesty. Yet at the same time, I never found him intellectually shallow or wanting. It's clear from the first pages that he knows God deeply and personally, and he rests firmly in Scripture to determine whether his ideas and application are true.

    This would be a fantastic companion to Robert J. Morgan's "The Promise", a treatise on Romans 8:28 - how God works all things together for good. I highly recommend this book.

    To read a more detailed review of this book, or other book reviews I've written, please visit my website at trutheran.blogspot.com.
  2. Fond du Lac, WI
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    March 21, 2012
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    Fond du Lac, WI
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This is a classic book every Christian should read to grasp who God is and how He is at work in our lives. Learning to accept the good and the bad from God's good hand.
  3. North Carolina
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great book
    January 11, 2012
    Gary
    North Carolina
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This is the best book on the topic that I have ever read....
  4. Southern California
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    All that we expect from this gifted author.
    December 2, 2011
    gardenlady
    Southern California
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Again, a book from Jerry Bridges that stimulates and encourages us in our process of growing up in Christ. Well done and much appreciated.
  5. Live Oak, FL
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Wanted to keep reading
    October 20, 2011
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    Live Oak, FL
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This book came to my attention through another. I am glad I bought it and read it. It is a good reminder of who is really in charge of our world today.
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