In the recently released movie, Les Misérables, two characters were touched by Grace and were not the same as a result. It was almost as though God put a brand upon them. They were branded by Grace.
A quote from C. S. Lewis on what is effective in helping someone respond to the pain of a difficult time provides a challenge to all believers.
It may be true that the church has been out of balance the the preaching of “hellfire and judgment” to an unhealthy degree. What does Scripture say?
A quote taken from Where is God When it Hurts? by Philip Yancey speaks to those who are “smoldering with rage” at God for allowing pain and suffering in the world.