Why do Bad things happen to Good people?


Peter W. Guess

apologetics, faith and science, faith in god, god is sovereign, dark times, death, despair, existence of god, god on display

Why do Bad things happen to Good people?
It doesn’t make any sense. Couldn’t God have prevented this? Why does a loving God allow these things to happen?

When bad things happen it often leaves us asking “Why?”

The one clear message in the Gospel (good news) in the New Testament, is that Christ came to reveal the compassion and empathy with humanity. Not only that, He suffered and was tortured at the hands of man, yet He came with love and to show us the way to Love.

He died as a criminal - though innocent...

Something to consider as you read further.

The following introduces an online article debating this issue...

"We've all heard it numerous times: "Why would a God who is all-good, all-knowing, and all-powerful allow bad things to happen to good people?" We can also turn the question around: "Why would an all-good, all-knowing, and all-powerful God allow good things to happen to bad people?" After all, while seeing good people suffer is horrible, it's not much fun seeing evil people having fun either.

It has to be said, though, that this question is sometimes asked in innocence by people with a genuine desire to understand what seems impossible to understand. Other times it's asked by people who have suffered or whose loved ones have known grief and loss. They honestly want to know: How could God let this happen to me and to mine? Why wouldn't God stop this pain and help me? After all, sometimes we experience devastating suffering. Just consider the Holocaust, the abduction and murder of a child, or the long and painful death of a kind and gentle person..." To continue reading click the green button below

Source: www.christianitytoday.com


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