“Why does God allow birth defects?”……The ultimate answer to this difficult question is that when Adam and Eve sinned (Genesis chapter 3), they brought evil, sickness, disease, and death into the world. Sin has been wreaking havoc on the human race ever since. Birth defects occur because of sin…not because of sins the parents or […]

“Why does God allow evil?”……Answer: With people thinking about the September 11 terrorist attacks on the tenth anniversary of the horrific event, many are again asking the age-old question: “Why does God allow evil?” The Bible describes God as holy (Isaiah 6:3), righteous (Psalm 7:11), just (Deuteronomy 32:4), and sovereign (Daniel 4:17-25). These attributes tell […]

If God permits suffering isn't he then pro sickness? Pete Kropman: This is a lot like saying "if God permits sin then isn't He evil or pro sin?". Or, "ifGod allowed His own Son to die a brutal death then isn't He pro child abuse?". I think the answerto this question is that God is […]

“Why does God allow natural disasters, i.e. earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis?”……Answer: Why does God allow earthquakes, tornados, hurricanes, tsunamis, typhoons, cyclones, mudslides, and other natural disasters? Tragedies such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the 2008 cyclone in Myanmar, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and the 2011 earthquake/tsunami near Japan cause many people to question God's […]

… Where is God in the midst of a tragedy? Where can we find inner strength to cope with fears, tragedy, disaster and sadness? What exactly can we count on God for? To what degree can we rely on God to be with us? Is He really someone we can turn to at all…in times […]

“Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people?”……This is one of the most difficult questions in all of theology. God is eternal, infinite, omniscient, omnipresent, and omnipotent. Why should human beings (not eternal, infinite, omniscient, omnipresent, or omnipotent) expect to be able to fully understand God's ways? The book of Job deals […]

Doesn’t evil and sufferingprove that God doesn’t care? “How can I believe in God when there is so many things that are going wrong in the world and it is obvious that he doesn’t care?” Things going wrong in the world in no way prove that God doesn’t care. We live in a world where […]