Divine Dilemma (Download)

Divine Dilemma (Download)


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In seasons of struggle, loss, trauma, and grief, people often ask the desperate question, “Why would a loving God allow such suffering?” Divine Dilemma is a scriptural guide filled with personal testimonies designed to help you and your family find hope, peace, and answers you can trust. Trusted apologetics author, Ken Ham – the CEO of The Ark Encounter, The Creation Museum, and Answers in Genesis, offers his own relatable stories of struggle and a biblical worldview of suffering to guide you through some of the most difficult times of your life.

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Divine Dilemma

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SKU K355-1
Title Divine Dilemma (Download)
Subtitle Wrestling with the Question of a Loving God in a Fallen World
Contributors Ken Ham
Page Count 224
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC

In a world plagued by death, disease, and suffering, many ask why a loving God would allow this to happen. In Divine Dilemma, a poignant scriptural guide filled with personal testimonies, author Ken Ham offers hope and peace to grieving families and bewildered communities, strengthening their faith during life's darkest days.

For believers, reconciling this reality of suffering with the teachings of a compassionate Creator raises difficult questions. From a humanistic perspective, death seems to be the tragic end for everyone, leaving hearts shattered in its wake. In the face of such challenges, atheists launch their accusatory gunfire at God, demanding to know, "If you are good and all powerful, why wouldn’t you stop this tragedy from happening?”

During these vulnerable moments of heartache and grief, people need answers from the firm foundation of Scripture. Divine Dilemma serves as a steadfast beacon, empowering readers to withstand the onslaught of godless lies, the confusion perpetuated by an unbelieving culture, and the nagging temptation to doubt the true nature of God. Ken Ham, through his unique and emotionally charged narrative, speaks both from God's Word and from the depths of his own heart, sharing personal struggles and revealing the ultimate solution.

Within the pages of this exceptional book, readers will embark on a transformative journey, exploring pivotal topics such as:

  • The right question to ask
  • The meaning behind suffering
  • The apparent absence of divine healing
  • The mysteries beyond the grave
  • The profound beauty that emerges from the ashes
  • The vantage point of time
  • The space between now and then
  • The bittersweetness of the last goodbye
  • The ever-present shadow of death

Divine Dilemma is a vital Christian resource that extends compassion and the healing power of God’s Word to hurting individuals and communities. Whether you are a family seeking solace, a church desiring to offer guidance, or a therapist searching for an invaluable tool, this book is a wealth of hope and truth, offering comfort and clarity in the face of life's most challenging trials.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Why?
  • Tragedy Strikes
  • And It Was Good
  • Facing Reality
  • Questions
  • Time and Death
  • My Brother
  • Responding to the Objection
  • Meaninglessness
  • The Right Question
  • The Big Picture
  • Making Sense of Suffering
  • A Voice from the Past
  • Isn't This All Very Unfair?
  • Why Doesn't He Heal?
  • What Then Do We Do?
  • Beyond the Grave
  • Beauty from Ashes
  • The Vantage Point of Time
  • Bowing the Knee
  • Now, But Not Yet
  • Between Now and Then
  • From Genesis to Revelation
  • Jesus Wept
  • Life or Death
  • The Last "Goodbye"
  • Death a Shadow
  • Memorials
Biblical Answers for the Most Challenging Circumstances of Life in A Fallen World
Review by JoyfulMommy
I read Ken Ham’s book titled How Could A Loving God? a few years ago while in the midst of a cancer battle, and was strengthened in my faith as he explained suffering from a biblical worldview. This newly updated and expanded edition of that book is exceptional. Ken Ham reveals the raw pain and emotions of his heart while sharing the heart-wrenching story of his brother’s illness and subsequent death. I was moved to tears while reading of the personal struggles he and his family faced while seeking answers to the age-old question, “Why?” The means God used to strengthen their faith and give answers to their aching hearts and minds is truly God-ordained.

As with all of Ken Ham’s books, he does an excellent job of laying the groundwork for a biblical worldview beginning with Genesis. Suffering and death are explained by the Fall and the entrance of sin and death into the world through Adam’s disobedience. But abundant life and the hope of a perfect world without sin and death come through the obedience of the Second Adam, Jesus Christ, who promises to one day restore all things.

This book is rich with biblical truths supported by Scripture. It also shares the wisdom of a man deeply in love with God and committed to His Word as Ken Ham quotes his brother, Pastor Robert Ham, who like Abel, “though he is dead, he still speaks” (Heb. 11:4) Beautiful color illustrations and photos throughout, along with personal stories of Ken Ham’s family and their legacy, draw you in and keep the book moving along. Read it and be encouraged to trust that God is indeed working all things for good; that even when we can’t understand “why,” we must bow the knee before our Sovereign Lord, knowing that He alone is God and worthy of our praise and trust.

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