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5/24/11 at 12:08 PM 0 Comments

How Could a Loving God?

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How could a loving God allow His people to suffer and perish?
Many people struggle with this question. How could a loving God allow for such tragic things to happen?

After the devastating tornado in Joplin, Missouri, many are homeless and grieving the loss of family and friends. The destruction left behind is unthinkable and we all search for the answer to the same question – WHY? Why does this happen? How could a loving and sovereign God allow this to hurt His people?

Ken Ham draws from personal experience as he recounts the suffering and death of his brother Robert. Robert shared sermons on suffering, death, and loss until the end of his life and Ken knew it was Robert's wish for him to continue sharing the truth. It's clear the answers are found in the pages of Scripture – powerful, definitive, and in a way that helps our hearts to go beyond mere acceptance. When you grasp the reality of original sin (and all that it means), your heart will have the vital foundation needed to understand tragedy.

"As we now turn to the infallible Word of God, may we, by His mercy and grace, be given the ability to understand the past, live powerfully in the present, and look to the future with hope, knowing that God himself has given us the answers to the questions we so desperately ask."– Ken Ham

There is hope in this hopeless world! That hope is Jesus.

After the tragic loss of his brother Robert, Ken Ham, president/CEO of Answers in Genesis, shared biblical answers in the book entitled, How Could a Loving God? He focused on the issues of suffering and loss.

Ken Ham walks us through these questions:

-Why would a loving God allow, or even cause, such pain, decay, and death?

- How can there be a God of love if there is always death and suffering in the world?

-What then should one expect out of life? Is it fair?

- Can God heal, and if so, why doesn't He?

- How do we help others in situations like ours?

As representatives of Jesus, we need to answer these questions appropriately.

For a free downloadable copy of How Could a Loving God?, visit

How Could a Loving God? is published by Master Books. Master Books, a division of New Leaf Publishing Group, is the world's largest publisher of creation-based material for all ages, including: apologetics, home school resources, reference titles, and quality children's literature.

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