For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as the Lord our God is to us, whenever we call upon him? (Deut. 4:7) Most Christians have a moment when they find themselves praying prayers of desperation. I remember mine. It felt like my whole future was falling apart. I sent rushed text messages to friends sharing my pain and asking them to pray for me. I lapsed into a tearful silence, with a sense…