Synopses & Reviews
If God is loving, why is there suffering?
What's the difference between permitting something and ordaining it?
When bad things happen, who's behind them--God or the devil?
When suffering touches our lives, questions like these suddenly demand an answer. From our perspective, suffering doesn't make sense, especially when we believe in a loving and just God.
After more than thirty years in a wheelchair, Joni Eareckson Tada's intimate experience with suffering gives her a special understanding of God's intentions for us in our pain. In When God Weeps, she and lifelong friend Steven Estes probe beyond glib answers that fail us in our time of deepest need. Instead, with firmness and compassion, they reveal a God big enough to understand our suffering, wise enough to allow it--and powerful enough to use it for a greater good than we can ever imagine
What are God's purposes in the face of seemingly senseless sufferings? "When God Weeps reveals a God big enough to understand suffering, wise enough to allow it, and powerful enough to use it for a greater good than ever imagined. Joni Eareckson Tada explains her outlook and experiences with suffering--from the tragic accident over 30 years ago that left her paralyzed--to her brilliant ministry that touches people worldwide. The video follows Joni through her own everyday interactions with others, including her extraordinary "Family Retreats." The documentary-style approach creates a powerful stimulus for group discussion and individual reflection. Explore the real-life stories of Christians who have reconciled suffering with their own faith the study the Bible's view of suffering. Participants will also gain deeper empathy for the needs of disabled persons worldwide.
A practical and deeply biblical investigation of the problem of pain and a hopeful portrait of a God who weeps with us.