“And I set my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under heaven; this burdensome task (the present experience under the dominion of sin, the permission of evil), God has given to the sons of man, by which they may be exercised (that is through experience they might learn the bitter consequences of sin).” Eccl 1:13
The following subject is one which has left many of the Lord’s children both troubled and perplexed, often times leaving them at a total loss for words when questioned by the sincere skeptic or non-believer, and even more so by the poor bereaved soul who has just lost a loved one.
“Why if God is Love, why does he not do something about the evil in this world, why does he continue to allow all the suffering and pain in this world? If it is true that justice is the foundation of his throne, then one would think that a just and loving God would be compelled by justice if not love alone to act, to put an end to the reign of evil infesting this world, evil which befalls both the good and bad alike?
Why does he allow evil in the first place?
Without knowing the true reasons behind God’s purpose, many of his children in reply vainly attempt to justify his actions (or inaction’s) only to add to the general skepticism and discredit of the Holy Scriptures.
Therefore let us seek, that we may known, knock that it might be opened unto us.
On our blog under “Pages” you will find amongst other valuable subjects a very through and positive answer to this question, one which we believe will thoroughly satisfied those who’s hearts are perplexed over this question and who’s desire it is to know the truth.