God allows suffering and evil, not because he is weak or indifferent but because his way, the only way of dealing with it is through the cross of Christ that forgives, justifies, cleanses, and makes people new. God destroys the evil but saves the person.
To create a world with love, God had to give humans the ability to love him which also meant they had the ability not to love him. Today, let’s learn more about the question of why evil and suffering exist in God’s good world.
If God is a loving, all powerful God, why does he allow evil and suffering to exist?
A woman enters the home where Jesus is dining and anoints him with oil worth thousands of dollars. Everyone is upset that she has wasted this oil, but Jesus surprises everyone with his response to her act.
Jesus has performed his greatest miracle, raising Lazarus from the dead, but not everyone is happy in Jerusalem and danger is in the air.
Jesus was late, and Lazarus was dead. But God was in control and he used these circumstances to teach us a lesson that will determine our eternal destiny.
Jesus loved Lazarus and Martha and Mary, but that love would be tested to the limits when Lazarus became deathly sick.
Jesus has healed a woman on the Sabbath. The synagogue leaders are furious, but Jesus tells them and us something we must learn about the kingdom of God.
Jesus is teaching on the Sabbath. Everyone is enjoying his message when a woman shows up with a deformity she has endured for 18 years. Jesus calls her to the front of the synagogue. What will he do on this day of rest?
Martha has been gently humbled by the Lord. All her busy-ness got her into a mess, but what lessons does her story and that of her sister Mary have for us?
Could you use a good night’s sleep? I bet some of you listening today have trouble sleeping because of worry or fear. What’s the solution? – meditate on the truth of God. Stop meditating on the lies.
How much is enough for you? What do you want most out of life? Success? A big bank account?Fame? How much will it take to satisfy you? How much is enough? I think you know the answer.Everything in the world is not enough.
Here’s a reason why we get into trouble - we make decisions based on partial information, rather than the whole story. How can we stop doing this? Today we will learn how.
Did you know that before God laid the earth’s foundations, he had you in mind, and he settled on you as the focus of his love, to make you whole and holy?
Jesus is making His way to Galilee. He travels through the province of Samaria and at a well near the village of Sychar enters a discussion with a woman that would reveal the depths of her heart and change her life forever.