Topic 15: The Ultimate Reliability of God
Prayer is the space where we would assume that God would show us his love. And we can‘t understand why miracles don‘t always happen. If God did love us, miracles should fix our problems, shouldn‘t they? And we really aren‘t consoled by stories of the cross, which often sound like religiously concocted excuses for God‘s absence or impotence.‖ How would these sentences make someone feel who had just suffered a setback, a financial disaster, the loss of a child or parent, the break-up of a marriage or other important relationship? How would you help such a person through the struggle he or she would be undergoing?
Have you had any experiences where you could touch the mercy and presence of God? Could you share them?