I. Our circumstances can cause us to question God's presence in our lives
II. We must trust God until we can see things from his perspective
III. When we can't escape our circumstances we must trust God's ultimate plan
Jill Briscoe is executive editor of Just Between Us, serves on the boards of World Relief and Christianity Today International, and is a minister-at-large with her husband at Elmbrook Church in Wisconsin.
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