Sorrow and suffering are unavoidable facts of life. But in our modern society they are so deeply feared that few of us ever think or talk seriously about them. Occasionally we may see someone show great faith in the face of severe trials, and yet never ask how that faith comes about. 'Behind a Frowning Providence' talks openly about these things. It shows why faith is able to triumph in the face of all obstacles: it is focused on God's character and his promises to his people.