When God Seems AbsentSpeaker:
Fred O. Pitts
Fred O. Pitts became the Pastor of Ancient City Baptist Church in July 2017. Although life in the 21st century is complex, he believes the purpose of life can be summed up more simply in the answers Jesus gave when asked the greatest of the commandments: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” Pastor Fred says, “The primary call in my life is seeking first the kingdom of God through pastoring and teaching. My passion is teaching God’s word in a manner that is both understandable and relevant. Primary emphases in my ministry are compassion and encouragement.”
- Category: Uncategorized
- Series: Psalms for the Soul
- Scripture: Psalm 42; Psalm 43
Sometimes during difficult stretches of life, God seems painfully absent. Where we had sensed his presence in the past, we perhaps feel forgotten, even forsaken. Why do we go through such experiences? More importantly, how do we handle them? Let’s see what we can learn from Psalms 42 and 43, which were originally thought to be combined into one psalm...