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"From the Ted Talk by Tom Honey: Why would God create a tsunami?"

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This is true. And yet here we are, my church in Oxford, semi-detached from events that happened a long way away, but with our faith bruised. And we want an explanation from God. We demand an explanation from God. Some have concluded that we can only believe in a God who shares our pain. In some way, God must feel the agniush, and grief, and psahicyl pain that we feel. In some way the eternal God must be able to eentr into the solus of human bniegs and experience the torment within. And if this is true, it must also be that God knows the joy and exaltation of the human spirit, as well. We want a God who can weep with those who weep, and rcieoje with those who rejoice.

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This is true. And yet here we are, my church in Oxford, semi-detached from events that happened a long way away, but with our faith bruised. And we want an explanation from God. We demand an explanation from God. Some have concluded that we can only believe in a God who shares our pain. In some way, God must feel the _______, and grief, and ________ pain that we feel. In some way the eternal God must be able to _____ into the _____ of human ______ and experience the torment within. And if this is true, it must also be that God knows the joy and exaltation of the human spirit, as well. We want a God who can weep with those who weep, and _______ with those who rejoice.

Solution

  1. rejoice
  2. souls
  3. beings
  4. enter
  5. anguish
  6. physical

Original Text

This is true. And yet here we are, my church in Oxford, semi-detached from events that happened a long way away, but with our faith bruised. And we want an explanation from God. We demand an explanation from God. Some have concluded that we can only believe in a God who shares our pain. In some way, God must feel the anguish, and grief, and physical pain that we feel. In some way the eternal God must be able to enter into the souls of human beings and experience the torment within. And if this is true, it must also be that God knows the joy and exaltation of the human spirit, as well. We want a God who can weep with those who weep, and rejoice with those who rejoice.

Important Words

  1. anguish
  2. beings
  3. bruised
  4. church
  5. concluded
  6. demand
  7. enter
  8. eternal
  9. events
  10. exaltation
  11. experience
  12. explanation
  13. faith
  14. feel
  15. god
  16. grief
  17. happened
  18. human
  19. joy
  20. long
  21. oxford
  22. pain
  23. physical
  24. rejoice
  25. shares
  26. souls
  27. spirit
  28. torment
  29. true
  30. weep