Challenger 1b: Why Does God Allow Suffering?

August 17, 2013 at 11:34 pm (General) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

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This post is in response to an earlier post called Challenger. It is Part 2. Please read Part 1 first.

DISCLAIMER: I am not God. Therefore, I do not have all the answers and I can only speculate based on my knowledge of the Scriptures and the wisdom God chooses to reveal to me. I hope this discussion can be an encouragement to you, but please definitely do your own research as well. And remember: many questions will simply not be answered in this life.

~ Part 2 ~
Is God Unfair?

There seems to be a soul-level understanding within us that things should be fair. Those who do good should be rewarded and those who do evil should be punished, right? We have a deep sense of justice built into us; it is especially apparent when we are affronted personally. Where does that come from? Read the rest of this entry »

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Challenger 1: Why Does God Allow Suffering?

August 13, 2013 at 11:03 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , )

Concept

This post is in response to an earlier post called Challenger.

By far, the most common question asked by Christians and of Christians is this: “Why would a good God allow suffering on the Earth, especially the suffering of those He purportedly loves?” Read the rest of this entry »

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Blog, blog, everywhere a blog.

August 10, 2010 at 2:05 am (General) (, , , , , , )

Powerful Laptop Computer

In this new age of the web log (a.k.a. blog), it seems that everyone and their brother has an outlet online. Everyone except me, of course. I have never felt that many people would care as much about my personal problems as to read a daily or even weekly entry online about them. Still, the idea was tempting, and I could not help feeling a little left out. Read the rest of this entry »

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