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DAILY DEVOTIONAL BLOGFinding Eternal Comfort in God

Finding Eternal Comfort in God

April 16, 2020 •Jeff Bulthuis

During times of extreme difficulty—terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and pandemics—we often ask big questions: “How could this happen?” “Will any good come from this?” “Will we ever find relief?”

David, described in the Bible as a man after God’s own heart (Acts 13:22), never shied away from questioning God during times of crisis. Perhaps his most famous questions can be found at the beginning of one of his psalms of lament: “How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?” (Psalm 13:1). How could David question God so boldly? We might think David’s questions shine a light on hislackof faith. But we’d be wrong. In fact, it’s the very opposite. David’s questions grew out of his…

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