God hurts too (Part 3 of 3)

Here are my concluding thoughts on how God hurts for us in our rebellion and along with us in our pains.

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My friend Michael sent me an excerpt from A.W. Tozer’s book, A Disruptive Faith: Expect God to Interrupt Your Life.

I thought I’d read pretty much everything Tozer wrote, but this one was new to me. When people called him a “prophet,” Tozer responded, “Well, maybe a Minor Prophet.” He told it like it is and then tried to tell it and live it in such a way as to change what it’s like. That’s what prophets do. This article sort of runs along a similar stream of my simple thoughts on God’s pain (God hurts too…). His article is called, “Fixed in God’s Mind.” I underlined the portions that speak to the pain in God’s heart.

The word “mindful,” in the question, “What is man, that thou art mindful of him?” implies that man is a fixture in God’s mind and comes to His remembrance continually. God’s…

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