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  • By: James C. Dobson
  • Narrated by: Mike Trout
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
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When God Doesn't Make Sense

By: James C. Dobson
Narrated by: Mike Trout
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Summary

1994 Gold Medallion Award winner!

Every person who lives long enough will eventually encounter circumstances that are difficult to explain theologically. From years of counselling experience, Dr. James Dobson offers assurance of God's constant care, even when human suffering is beyond our comprehension.

©1995 James C. Dobson (P)1995 Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

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A book that speaks the truth

Love it and it brought to light the truth in our work with God. narrator's sound quality was too low in some parts and there was a struggle to hear him.

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  • Judith J.
  • 05-12-17

Good book for difficult times

Narrator sounds like a young Dr Dobson. Book answers questions for those lost or in pain. While Dr Dobson isn't a theologian, he understands much & shares his understanding in this book. I would recommend this book highly, but also follow up with others, who are theologians & have a deeper, more thoroughly studied understanding of why God does what He does (like Lee Stroebel or N.T. Wright). Simply Christian is a marvellous book for those seeking understanding.

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  • Ronnie
  • 16-11-17

Heartbreaking but rewarding

I have often had these questions, it is nice to know that I am not alone in that. well written book from many different perspectives. Sometimes the recording was a bit quiet but it was still clear.

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  • Elise Helene
  • 04-12-22

Truth in a world of half-truths and lies

This is a true summary of scripture that we as believers are called to trust God even when we don’t understand the hardships that befall us in life. Our comfort is that our pain is temporary and we have an eternity of blissful joy to look forward to with God and with our loved ones who died in Christ.

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  • Pamela A. Barse Morris
  • 07-11-22

Couldn’t finish

The volume of the reader fluctuated too much. Too low at some points too loud at other points

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  • Dolo
  • 03-10-22

A Must Read

Refreshing commentary. Shared stories were impactful and meaningful. Thank you for writing this well written and performed book.

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  • Bryan Hodges
  • 20-09-22

Horrible sound

I thought it was my phone or speakers initially but no the sound was terrible on this book. This made it a difficult listen. Subject matter was very good, written well, I just could not ever get a quality sound no matter what I did. This made it unbelievably frustrating. Maybe should be called When The Audible Book does not make Sense

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  • Adrian & Andre's mum
  • 30-04-22

fantastic

loved it, well narrated, teaches how to deal with pain. we are to trust Christ like little children.

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  • Tara
  • 02-04-22

Faith to go on

Faith to go on despite unanswered questions. Love the last 10/15 minutes especially—very hope filled-will re-listen to that part possibly daily

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 29-01-21

Must read

Loved it! Was very challenging and I enjoyed every minute of it! Must read!

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  • raquel
  • 20-09-20

When God doesn’t make sense

This was a great book. I loves the authors examples of those who have faced adversity in life and weaves through biblical verses that help you comprehend the greatness of God.
The author provides biblical evidence that although God doesn’t make sense faith and prayer is above all the most important things to do when seeking God and his love.
This book has really helped me feel closer to God after surviving an difficult life. I’m learning to forgive and make amends with my creator. My faith in God should be greater than any loss, struggle or pain I have endured.
Although some of the beliefs of the author about these new times are not aligned with what I believe I respect his view of the world and was still able to received the beautiful messages.