“Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge” (Psalm 62:8). Dick Keyes “The Bible does not give us a quick and easy answer to why God allows evil to continue … Continue reading
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Tagged Death, Loss, Sadness, Sin, Suffering, Tornado, Where is God in tragedy?
How should we understand God’s plan and power in relation to destructive storms?
Should those who love God expect to be protected from harm?
Does God offer any guarantees of physical safety in a fallen world? Continue reading
Posted in God's Patience, God's control, God's Heart, God's Protection, God's Will, Sovereignty, Tornado, Tsunami, Weather, Will of God, Wisdom
Tagged Does God protect from storms, God and the weather, Natural disaster and God, Tornadoes, Weather and God
When natural disasters strike, some lose their lives; others lose all but their lives; still others are (as we say) miraculously spared. But how does God’s protection relate to natural disaster? Is God in control when hurricanes pound islands and mainlands – churning out devastating … Continue reading
My Saturday (3-26-2011) column in The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania: Steve Cornell See also: Some Pray and Die
Posted in Apologetics, Atheism, Atheists, Creation, Evil in the world, God's control, God's Protection, God's Will, Hurricanes, Japan, Loss, Main problem, Mother Nature?, Problem of evil, Salvation, Science, Sovereignty, Technology, Theodicy, Trials, Tsunami, Weather
Over the last century, humans have gained more control over life than ever before. Advancements in science, technology and medicine have allowed us to feel like we can master just about anything. But how much control do we really … Continue reading
Posted in Afraid to die, Afterlife, Apologetics, Creation, Divine Lottery, Earthquakes, Evil in the world, Fear of death, Fear of God, Final judgment, God's Patience, God's control, God's Protection, Human depravity, Science, Sovereignty, Technology, Tsunami, Weather