I don't want to play devil's advocate here, but if something goes wrong in your life or in the world at large, it may be the result of what God has done. Trials and troubles can come for many reasons-most often they're of our own doing. But don't buy the lie that God wants us … Continue reading WHEN THINGS GO WRONG
Tag: WHY DO BAD THINGS HAPPEN?
"Man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward", observed Solomon. Sometimes, perhaps often, we all feel the same way about life... More recently, Bob Dylan wrote in his song "Trouble" Trouble in the water, trouble in the air Go all the way to the other side of the world, you’ll find trouble … Continue reading TROUBLE
You stub your toe on a table leg. You passionately address the table, and perhaps even the gods who you may not believe in, with certain derogatory words and accusations which your mother would never have approved of... You wonder why the gods allowed your throbbing toe to make contact with such a solid object … Continue reading WHY DOESN’T GOD STOP BAD THINGS FROM HAPPENING?
If there is a God, why do so many bad things happen? Is God really everything we want to think he is...or is he something altogether different? More specifically, is there a "dark side" to the God of the Bible? The concept of the "dark side" of George Lucas' "Force" in Star Wars is compelling in … Continue reading DOES GOD HAVE A DARK SIDE?