When The World Doesn’t Make Sense

Renee Ann Smith —  June 22, 2015 — 14 Comments

When the world doesn’t make sense, it’s easy to get stuck on asking God why.

I’m thankful for the lives of those who have gone before, wise saints who saw evil close up, wrestled with asking why, and—even though their questions were never completely answered—came out on the other side of their experiences with a renewed trust in the heart of their heavenly Father.

More & more the world around me seems characterized by chaos.

And more & more I’m thankful to know the Source of the peace that passes understanding. 

May we trust our burdens to His capable shoulders & rest in His unfailing love.

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I teach literature in a Christian high school by day and write inspirational fiction by night. I love to share heart-touching quotes and stories here on my blog. So glad you stopped by!

14 responses to When The World Doesn’t Make Sense

  1. The older I get, the more confusing things in the world seem to become. However, I know that God is sovereign over all. I’m trusting Him, remembering that His wisdom, His strength, and His love will conquer all!

    Blessings, Joan

  2. Hey Renee,

    Good morning. I found your post and your website via The Modest Mom Link Up.

    I love your words of encouragement today!

    I just read that Corrie Ten Boom quote the other day. And, Rick Warren seems to always have a practical word of hope, doesn’t he!

    Hope you are enjoying your summer away from high school!

  3. These quotes are lovely to start and even end the day with. So uplifting. 😀

  4. I’m right there with you, dazed and bewildered. Thank you for reminding me to look to God for the answers that I need. (I can hear the song, In the Presence of Jehovah, as I write this — another great reminder.)

    Hugs, Renee!

  5. Amen! Just this morning, as I was quieting myself and battling thoughts of how so much of this world is broken and doesn’t make sense… He whispered to me, “I am always your True North!” Yes. That.

  6. This world has become twisted in trying to sway our convictions to determine evil as good and sin as normal. None of their arguments make sense and the best answer is to turn to God’s Word for our answers. I tweeted the quote by Rick Warren as it was so good. Corrie Ten Boom is a favorite hero of faith. When my daughter was so sick, I read her a chapter every evening from her book the Hiding Place. Loved it. Thank you for sharing with us here at Tell me a Story.

  7. We do live in an unsettled time and I am so grateful to find peace through the Savior. Thanks for the awesome graphics; loved them.

  8. This is a much needed reminder for me that there are some things in this world that I will never understand. Thankfully, I don’t need to understand when I have God. He will show me the way and I can trust that He is always good!

  9. Oh, how I love that quote from Corrie Ten Boom! Indeed, spoken from the mouth of one who truly had looked deep into the heart of evil, yet who had learned how to trust the Lord despite prevailing evil circumstances. A beautiful lesson for us all! You did a lovely job with the graphics and quotes! Appreciated this thought today 🙂

  10. Sense. Yep we must turn to God as it doesn’t make sense so often. His ways are higher than ours…

    I’m your neighbor at Holley’s Coffee for your heart today.

    May I invite you to join the DanceWithJesus linkup each Friday at SusanBMead.com/blog? Your words would bless others there too.

  11. “May we trust our burdens to His capable shoulders & rest in His unfailing love.” Such a great reminder. I needed this today. Thanks!

  12. Even in the chaos God is in control! Amen! Visiting from #threewordWednesday.

  13. Beautiful words, beautiful images, and beautiful truth! So thankful to be your neighbor today at #livefreeThursday!

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