nterpreting God’s Silence



  1. Common Misinterpretations


        1. God is absent. Job 23:8-9


        1. God is ignoring/avoiding me. Ps. 102:1,2


        1. God has forgotten me. Ps. 13:1


        1. God has rejected me. Ps. 77:7-9


  1. True Interpretations of God’s Silence


        1. God wants me!




        1. God is protecting me.




        1. God is giving me an opportunity to grow.




        1. God has already answered but I have not recognized His answer.




        1. God’s silence is beyond me. God wants me to trust Him.