Episode 5: Where is God in the Suffering of Betrayal Trauma?

Welcome to Hope for Wives

With your co-hostesses:

Pam Blizzard from RecoveredPeace.com
Lyschel Burket from HopeRedefined.org
Bonny Burns from StrongWives.com

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In coaching betrayed wives, we hear some betrayed partners lean heavily into the Lord and some are tremendously angry with him.

So, today we are going to discuss suffering and God.

Where is he in all of this?

We Will be Discussing:

1. Can you pick one moment where you saw God caring for you in your suffering as a betrayed partner?

2. Can you pick one moment where you were angry at God in your suffering?

3. How is trusting God different than trusting a person?

4. How can we offer hope to our listeners when it comes to trusting God in our

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Resources mentioned in this show:

  • BOOKS:
    Suffering and the Heart of God – Dr. Diane Langberg

Scripture references:

And I will betroth you to me forever. I will betroth you to me in righteousness and in justice, in steadfast love and in mercy. 20 I will betroth you to me in faithfulness. And you shall know the Lord.” Hosea 2:19-20

“For your Maker is your husband, the Lord of hosts is his name; and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer, the God of the whole earth he is called.” Isaiah 54:5

“And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”” Lkue 22:19

““Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you. Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.” Isaiah 49:15-16

“I remember the days of old; I meditate on all that you have done; I ponder the work of your hands.” Psalm 143:5

“I will remember the deeds of the Lord; ; yes, I will remember your wonders of old.” Psalm 77:11

” Remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me” Isaiah 46:9

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6.

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.,” Romans 8:28.

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