Why is There Pain, Suffering and Death in the World? Isn't Almighty God our Loving Father?
1-18-17, Have you ever wondered, “Is that all there is; an endless cycle of eating, sleeping, buying, selling, getting, loving, losing, grow old and then just then die?”
Almighty God is our Father, He loves us, but many ask, 'what kind of father would let his children get hurt, suffer and die? How can anyone watch the evening news and seriously say that the universe is run by a kind, generous and gracious Father?'
If He's so powerful and loving, why doesn't
He do something about the mess on earth?
He HAS Done Something
When the world was spinning out of control and as a result of their sin; all His people were lost and dying; He sent His only, Son Jesus Christ to save us.
"For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved." John 3:17
How did the world get into such a mess in the first place?
The current world is not as the Creator designed it originally. Creation has fallen because of human sin; God gave us a free will. Mankind has deliberately rebelled, blasphemed and rejected God. Ever since Adam and Eve made the terrible choice in the Garden of Eden, the world has existed in an abnormal state.
That's the reason we have hatred, birth defects, broken relationships, disease, disasters and war. It's also the reason God had to send His Son into the world to save us.
God offers the free gift of Jesus [Ephesians 2:8-10], the ONLY sinless person Who walked the earth. He is God's needed perfect sacrifice because we are all sinners and unable to save ourselves. Jesus suffered and died in our place; taking the sins of the world for all who repent. He forgives and provides eternal life with Him.
Romans 3:23; 6:23
For all have sinned,
wages of sin is death.
If your heart is restless and you have no peace; if you worry about eternity and where you'll spend it — say yes to Jesus. Join the family. There's no better time than now. The purpose of life is to honor God sharing His good news.
That I might save some ...
1 Corinthians 9:22
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God Has Temporarily Permitted Satan to Walk About
"In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which
believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, Who
is the image of God, should shine unto them." 2 Corinthians 4:4
"Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil,
as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom
he may devour" 1 Peter 5:8
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Proverbs 31:10, 28; Matthew 13:46
2-12-21, When we look at the truth of God and His requirement for salvation we realize there's only two 'religions.' WORKS or FAITH': Whether it be Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, Mormonism that all preach doing certain 'works' to achieve forgiveness and eternal life with God; OR FAITH: repentance and trust in the finish work of Jesus living for Him. Ephesians 2:8-10, John 3:36.
✝️ 6-8-20, Jesus is God; He came to save sinners. “For He [Jesus] Whom God sent speaks the words of God: The Father loves the Son & has given all things into His hand. He that believs on the Son hath everlasting life & they that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on them.” John 3:34-36
✝️ 6-7-20, The Lord □ Jesus spoke from the cross first of forgiveness, salvation then of His Mother's care into John's hands. He spoke of being forsaken & then triumph as His task as human was complete shedding His perfect blood for the forgiveness of sins to all who repent believing in Him. His body was thirsty. And last of His reunion with the Father. Matthew 27:46; Luke 23:34, 43, 46; John 19:26-28, 30; Mark 15:34
✝️ 5-7-20, Sins □ Jesus Harshly Condemns; He said, “God knows our hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God. V9 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” [Pride] Luke 16:15, 18:9-14; Hebrews 1:8-9
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