Category Archives: bad things

Psalm Six

February 18 Just a few brief thoughts about today’s Psalm… David is weary and beaten down from worry… and from the constant threat of those who want to end his life. He is also frustrated. Throughout his life, he has … Continue reading

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The Source of Moral Standards

November A few days ago, we talked about a moral standard, used to determine good or evil. “Of course, there is a moral standard… but that doesn’t mean it came from God.” This is the objection of those who question … Continue reading

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God… and Preventing Evil

November 17 We have been talking about the important question of “Where was God?” when something tragic occurs. In the midst of tragedy or suffering, the question often arises: “Why didn’t God prevent this from happening?” The assumption is that … Continue reading

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Why Not Now?

November 16 Yesterday, we mentioned that the Bible tells us that someday God will end all the evil (and suffering) and usher in a new earth – one that will be governed by Jesus Himself — in peace, goodness, and … Continue reading

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An Enemy Among Us

November 15 We have been talking about answering the question of “Where was God” when bad things happen. Another proposed answer is that God is there, but He is really unable to do anything to stop bad things from happening … Continue reading

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Where Was God?

November 14 “Where was God when that happened?” In the face of such terrible tragedies, like the one recently in Sutherland Springs Texas, this is the question that surges to the forefront of our minds. It is a question that … Continue reading

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Good vs. Bad

July 27 “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” (Romans 8:18) It seems we all tend to view the events of our lives … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love; part 2

July 25 Yesterday, we began discussing a popular objection in the minds of many skeptics. At the heart of this objection is the idea that IF God really loves us, bad things should never happen. This view is based upon … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love

July 24 Today, I want to follow-up on my thoughts about trash and treasure, by attempting to answer an objection that runs deep in the hearts of the skeptical. I hear this objection often when it comes to the issue … Continue reading

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All Things Together; part 2

June 7 “We know that God works all things together for the good of those who love Him, who are called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28) I have some friends whose choices had brought them to some pretty dark … Continue reading

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