IVP Connect
  • Length: 64 pages
  • Number of Studies: 9
  • Published: February 15, 2012
  •  In stock
  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-3144-9
  • Item Code: 3144
  • Case Quantity: 100

A friend moves away. You get laid off. Cancer takes the life of a family member. We all experience grief and loss in some form. Whether you're supporting a grieving friend or mourning a loss of your own, these nine studies from Psalms will help you express what you're feeling and lead you to the arms of our compassionate God, who weeps with us, listens to our cries and understands our pain.


Getting the Most Out of Grief
1. Denial Psalm 46
2. Fear Psalm 62
3. Anger Psalm 77
4. Guilt Psalm 32
5. Sadness Psalm 31
6. Hope Psalm 33
7. Faith Psalm 100
8. Acceptance Psalm 37
9. Praise Psalm 71
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Cathy Gardner Maddams taught theater arts for twenty-five years in San Jose, California, and is now retired from teaching. She and her husband each experienced the loss of a spouse and now cofacilitate grief support and Bible study groups at Church of the Chimes in San Jose. Maddams was trained as a grief counselor at the Centre for Living with Dying in Santa Clara, California.

BY Cathy Gardner Maddams

James W. Reapsome

James W. Reapsome (d. 2017) was a pastor and served as editor of Evangelical Missions Quarterly and the World Pulse newsletter. He was the coeditor of Innovation in Mission and the author or coauthor of LifeGuide studies such as Exodus, Hebrews, Grief, Marriage, and Songs from Scripture.

BY James W. Reapsome

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