Life is difficult.
Disappointment comes when our experiences do not match our expectations.
If God can do something about the situation, event or person, then why doesn’t He?
Why didn’t God do something at the time so I would not be so disappointed?
It is hard to pray when your mind begins percolating about the offenses or the hurtful people over and over again. Our thoughts begin to heat up. Our emotions begin to churn with that acid feeling in our stomachs.
Disappointments come in all shapes, sizes and varieties. In fact, God’s Word calls them “multi-colored trials.” (James 1 2-3) They can range from what others consider trivial items to major setbacks.
While disappointments could revolve around events, or circumstances, by far the most stinging, lasting disappointments involve people. As I have grown older, I find that I disappoint myself far more than others have disappointed me. Only people, circumstances or things we care about can disappoint us.
We are afraid to say it out loud, but if we are brutally honest with ourselves we may find our ultimate source of disappointment is God.
God? Disappoint us?
You have been there, too, haven’t you?
NEVER LOSE HOPE!
This book offers hope during difficult times.
Whether you need just a little encouragement or major help this book is for you.
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About the Author
Dr. Beau Abernathy lives in the Arctic Circle where he serves as an Assistant Principal and Adjunct Professor at University of Alaska while helping churches in smaller villages. He has an earned doctorate and has started or helped start six churches in four states as well as Japan and Mexico. He has written or co-authored 22 books. He is passionate about helping people connect with the living Lord. Free resources, courses, and books can be found at www.beauabernathy.org.