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angry at God.

Anger is a normal reaction to pain.

Betrayal.

Failure.

Loss.

Abuse.

Divorce.

Grieving.

Rejection.

Depression.

Unkindness.

Illness.

Pain affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically.

So why are we angry?

Mostly because we ask why me? Why does God allow pain?

We are not going to fully understand why and to stay angry will only hurt more.

There comes a point when we have to make peace with the fact we live with pain.

Shaking our fist at God should not last forever. Because he knows there will be pain and gives us numerous words of comfort.

Here’s one:

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.

When no one else gets it, God does. He says he is close to us when we’re hurting.

The only way to stop being angry is to accept and believe.

When you do, watch what happens. Because the same God who has allowed pain in this world, is the same one who is near to us.

You don’t believe in God?

Then who are you angry with?

Let God help you.

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thankful.

Sometimesstorm-over-the-fenceline-1_l life is stormy.

Some people get angry at God because they say he lets bad things happen.

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But what about the good things God lets happen? Are we thankful?

There is evil in the world. But there is also good.

So when things are really bad, remember that God gives us good, too.

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good things happen, too.

Sometimes, our life gets stormy.

Some people get angry at God because they say he lets bad things happen.

But what about the good things God lets happen? Are we thankful?

There is evil in the world. But there is also good.

So when things are really bad, remember that God gives us good, too.

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