god gets involved with suffering

God is not such a transcendent being as to be exalted above engagement with people. . . . God gets involved with their suffering. Insofar as knowing is more than an intellectual matter, it is more directly a matter of the will than the feelings. Acknowledging the reality of Israel’s affliction is a start to taking action to change things.

Old Testament Theology, Volume 1, Israel’s Gospel, John Goldingay quoted in

The Mission of God – Christopher J. H. Wright

Page 273

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