How do we explain the natural disasters in our world? How do we comprehend the evil that human beings are capable of committing on one another? What does it mean that “God works all things together for good?
This classic question is common to every culture and every person. We live in a world that is broken, this is not heaven for sure. Jesus, the Prince of Peace promised:
John 16:33 (NIV) “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
The Psalmist understood that, while we suffer pain on this planet, we are never alone. God doesn’t promise to remove pain and suffering, but He does promise to be “with” us through the pain. God’s promise is Himself and that is enough.
Psalm 23:4 (ESV) Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me…”
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