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Forced to Witness Injustice

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Habakkuk 1:3 NET
Why do you force me to witness injustice? Why do you put up with wrongdoing? Destruction and violence confront me; conflict is present and one must endure strife.

Question Most People Asked Concerning God?

If there is a God, why does He allow suffering in the world?

Trilemma

1. God is All Loving, 2. God is All Powerful, 3. Evil exsist

God is All Knowing. God is Eternal

Romans 8:18 NET
For I consider that our present sufferings cannot even be compared to the glory that will be revealed to us.
James 1:2–4 NET
My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect effect, so that you will be perfect and complete, not deficient in anything.
John 16:33 NET
I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble and suffering, but take courage—I have conquered the world.”
2 Corinthians 1:5 NET
For just as the sufferings of Christ overflow toward us, so also our comfort through Christ overflows to you.

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God Will Answer our Cries

2 Thessalonians 1:6–7 NET
For it is right for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you, and to you who are being afflicted to give rest together with us when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels.

God will Punish the Unjust

Luke 12:45–46 NET
But if that slave should say to himself, ‘My master is delayed in returning,’ and he begins to beat the other slaves, both men and women, and to eat, drink, and get drunk, then the master of that slave will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not foresee, and will cut him in two, and assign him a place with the unfaithful.
Romans 12:12 NET
Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer.
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