#26: It's Not Supposed to be This Way (with Lysa TerKeust)

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We have to recognize that the saying, “God will never let us down” must be understood in the context of an entire life, not necessarily in specific circumstances. Individual circumstances often do not equate to the richest evidence of what we know to be true about God’s faithfulness.
— Lysa TerKeurst

Two years ago, popular teacher and author Lysa TerKeurst announced that her husband had had an affair. Her latest book chronicles her agonizing journey of disappointment, and the wrestling with God that we are all invited to, in times of deep pain and overwhelming confusion. If their marriage wasn’t trauma enough, Lysa was diagnosed with breast cancer shortly afterwards, and had to journey through much of it without the support she had been used to her entire life. We talked about pain, forgiveness, and how God uses our very dust to create new life.

Resources:

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way, by Lysa TerKeurst
Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely, by Lysa TerKeurst


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