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Sunday, March 23, 2008

"The Great Unfairness"

No one is exempt from tragedy or disappointment -- God himself was not exempt. Jesus offered no immunity, no way out of the unfairness, but rather a way through it to the other side. Just as Good Friday demolished the instinctive belief that this life is supposed to be fair, Easter Sunday followed with its startling clue to the riddle of the universe. Out of the darkness, a bright light shone. 217

- Yancey, Philip. 1988. Disappointment With God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

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