Episode 27

When Our Grief Brings Us Closer to the Heart of God.

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July 7th, 2020

35 mins 9 secs

Season 6

Your Hosts

About this Episode

As we discover and name our grief we may begin to consider how to meet God in that space. Is He even there? In this episode we discover that not only is grief okay, but that it actually leads us to experience God in real and deep ways.

*Discussion Questions: *
When you consider welcoming your grief as a way to invite God into your experience, what feelings pop up for you? Do you notice any fear? Whatever feelings pop up for you, practice welcoming them without judgement.
Benny painted a beautiful picture for us about how Grief is a pathway to God and brings us closer to the complete heart of God. What did you learn about God from today’s conversation? When you consider a God who weeps and grieves, how does that challenge the perception of God you have had in the past?

Leigh gave us some helpful tips on how to engage with our grief. Was there one tool that you plan to use to connect with yourself and God in your grief? When can you make time to do so?

Resources:
How People Grow by Henry Cloud
Shattered Dreams by Larry Crabb

Scripture Benny referenced in this episode:
Psalm 34:15
2 Corinthians 1
Matthew 28
Psalm 23
Daniel 3