God Means for Grief to Be Expressed

“When we grieve our pain and difficulties, we are demonstrating trust that for the Christian the best is yet to come.  Romans 8 tells us that  creation itself groans for renewal and that groaning is a sacrifice of praise to God because it’s a demonstration of trust that God is coming back.  He’s going to make everything sad come untrue.  He’s going to fix everything that our sin has broken.  So the groaning – the cry of creation is worship.  It’s not meant to be suppressed.  It’s mean to be expressed.”

Tullian Tchividjian (Billy Graham’s Grandson)

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  1. Amen! When our loved one moves to Heaven is not the time to be stoic! Grief happens. I asked Jesus to manage my grief so that it would be whole and healthy and eventually healed. He has done that. He is faithful.

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