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All Things in the Bible: Romans 8:28
Everything that happens--good or bad, joyful or sad--is under God's control. While God isn't the author of sin and evil, this passage reassures us that everything that happens is worked by Him into his grand plan. There's a reason for everything, even when we can't see it from our vantage point.
Suffering in the Bible: 1 Peter 4:12-16
The experience of suffering shouldn't come as a surprise to Christians--in fact, we should expect it. Christ-followers don't find their comfort in the promise that God will end their suffering; instead they find hope in the knowledge that Christ suffers alongside us and offers us true spiritual life.
When We Question God
"Why was I born?" "Why do wicked people seem to prosper?" "What happens after I die?" They are the questions our history forces on us, life-and-death issues that scream for an answer. We have nowhere else to go, no one else to turn to. We raise them with God.
10 Reasons To Believe In A God Who Allows Suffering
Natural disasters. Terrorist acts. Injustice. Incurable disease. All these experiences point to suffering, and can cause people to question the love and goodness of a God who would let such things occur...