Posted by: Heather | December 23, 2012

How to Hang on through Suffering: Michael Card’s “Lamenting is Worship”

Don’t miss these if you’ve ever felt hurt by, disappointed in, angry at, or confused by God! In Michael Card’s “Lamenting is Worship” lecture, he explores our relationship with God within a five-fold framework:

1. The journey

2. Wilderness worship

3. Formula of remembrance

4. Presence

5. The vav adversative (vav translated as “but”)

6. Chesed (lovingkindness)

I’m purposely not explaining those so as not to spoil parts 1
through 3 for you, the first 25-30 minutes.

He begins to break them down in detail with example psalms at the end of part 3. By part 6, he’s talking about our inability to respond appropriately to the suffering of others; it’s good teaching whether you are suffering or hoping to comfort those who are suffering. Check it out and be blessed!

Advertisements

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: