If God Is Good
When I saw the title If God Is Good. I knew
the question would be, then why is there so much sin
and suffering in this world. To paraphrase a country
song, God didn't promise us a rose Garden.
Isaiah 45:7 King James Version (KJV) God says,
“I form the light, and create darkness: I make
peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things.
It would appear that God is the father of evil."
After reading this book, the reader is more likely to
accept the fact that God did not create evil and is
not the author of confusion. In fact the author asserts
that “to take up our cross means to suffer daily."
if you are one of those persons who can not get over
the fact that a world ruled by a loving God has so much
pain, suffering and sin, read the book. It may not change
your mind, but it will cause you to look at the problem
with a different perspective.
have pondered this question through the ages so don't
flog yourself if this negative idea pops in your head.
author's explanation can be accepted easily enough until
your beautiful has suffered through cancer and died.
Even the most faithful of us are likely to ask, “Why
me and my baby?” This is one reason you need to
read this book.
book is arranged nicely. The content pages list the
eleven sections so the reader can quickly find the part
needs for clarification/opinion from the author. Eventually
the reader should read all of the book even if it takes
a long time to do so.
you have a well-read Christian friend (which I do),
have a discussion with him/her. After all as good as
this book is, it is one man's opinion backed up by history
and scriptures. If you are, as we say a member of the
choir, enlarge your understanding of this paradox so
you can better help your fellow members a little better.
leave with these two thoughts: God isn't the author
of evil, but he is the author of the story that includes
evil and Though evil had no part in God's original creation,
it was part of his original plan,