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You’ll get through this.
It won’t be painless.
It won’t be quick.
But God will use this mess for good.
Don’t be foolish or naïve.
But don’t despair either.
With God’s help, you’ll get through this.
You fear you won’t make it through. We all do. We fear that the depression will never lift, the yelling will never stop, the pain will never leave. In the pits, surrounded by steep walls and aching reminders, we wonder: Will this gray sky ever brighten? This load ever lighten?
In You’ll Get Through This, pastor and New York Times best-selling author, Max Lucado offers sweet assurance. “Deliverance is to the Bible what jazz music is to Mardi Gras: bold, brassy, and everywhere.” Max reminds readers God doesn’t promise that getting through trials will be quick or painless. It wasn’t for Joseph–tossed in a pit by his brothers, sold into slavery, wrongfully imprisoned, forgotten and dismissed–but his Old Testament story is in the Bible for this reason: to teach us to trust God to trump evil.
With the compassion of a pastor, the heart of a storyteller, and the joy of one who has seen what God can do, Max explores the story of Joseph and the truth of Genesis 50:20. What Satan intends for evil, God redeems for good.
This is probably my fastest turn around on a book for review. I think in all, it took me maybe 6 hours to read. Loved it and did it definitely held my attention!
When I got the chance to review another book by Max Lucado, I was so happy. I love Max’ style of writing – he brings stories to life and moves the soul.
He covers topics such as waiting for God’s promise in your life, overcoming hurts from those you trust, enduring through the bad. All the while reminding us that God is Good. God is there in the middle of the crisis.
you’ll get through this is a book I’d recommend to anyone. Even if you’re not going through a crisis right now, it will still speak to you. Max takes the life of Joseph and makes it real for today’s life. You’ll be encouraged and inspired.