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The Honest Dialogue: Maybe you, like Job, have had similar conversations with the Lord. Here is what Job had to say, "I cry out to you, God, but you do not answer; You turn on me ruthlessly;You snatch me up and drive me before the wind;I know you will bring me down to death,our lives, He always has our best interest at heart.
The Helpful Response: How do we believe and trust in the goodness of God when our world is falling apart? Here are some practical ways we can work through our thoughts and emotions in difficult circumstances.
1) Pray and ask the Lord for help. Create in me a pure heart, O God,Do not cast me from your presence
2) Share with someone you trust and ask them to pray with you.
3) Remind yourself of the truth about God from Scripture.
4) Recall how God has been faithful in the past and begin to write down what He has done in your life. Thank Him for all that He has done.