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Actor Heath Ledger Still Needed God

Every year there are a few shocking celebrity deaths in the world of entertainment that create brief searches for meaning among their fans. After one recent high-profile example, movie critic Roger Friedman expressed his bewilderment that actor Heath Ledger, while seemingly at the peak of his career, died from a drug overdose in his Manhattan apartment in January 2008. Friedman wrote, "It's hard for the average movie fan, including yours truly, to totally grasp why a guy like Heath Ledger—drop-dead handsome, popular, incredibly talented—could be depressed about anything."

It's hard to grasp if you think image-bearers of God could ever find meaning in good looks and fame. But clearly those things are not enough for an image-bearer of God. We want him, and all our wonder moments are a search for God.

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