What do you do when God’s timing seems questionable, his lack of intervention hurtful, and his promises doubtful?
often looks so very different than we hoped or expected. Some events
may simply catch us off guard for a moment, but others shatter us
completely. We feel disappointed and disillusioned, and we quietly start
to wonder about the reality of God’s goodness.
understands this deeply. But she's also discovered that our
disappointments can be the divine appointments our souls need to
radically encounter God. In It's Not Supposed to Be This Way, Lysa invites us into her own journey of faith and, with grit, vulnerability, and honest humor, helps us to:
being pulled into the anxiety of disappointment by discovering how to
better process unmet expectations and other painful situations.
ourselves to recognize the three strategies of the enemy so we can
stand strong and persevere through unsettling relationships and
- Discover the secret of being steadfast and not panicking when God actually does give us more than we can handle.
- Shift our suspicion that God is cruel or unfair to the biblical assurance that God is protecting and preparing us.
- Know how to encourage a friend and help her navigate hard realities with real help from God's truth.