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Waiting For God

In our spiritual life, sometimes there are no solutions we can provide.
I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me. When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands and my soul refused to be comforted. I remembered you, 0 God, and I groaned; I mused, and my spirit grew faint. …
"Will the Lord reject forever? Will he never show his favor again? Has his unfailing love vanished forever? Has his promise failed for all time? Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has he in anger withheld his compassion?"
Then I thought, "To this I will appeal: the years of the right hand of the Most High." I will remember the deeds of the lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will meditate on all your works and consider all your mighty deeds.

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Is my spiritual dryness my responsibility or God's?

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From time to time, every Christian ends up hiking through a spiritual desert. Our sense of God wanes. Prayer and solitude and Bible reading seem to be a waste of effort.

For many, the tendency ...

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