Suffering: Will God remove the suffering He allows? Part 2

This is Part 2 of 6 parts answering the question, “Will God remove the suffering He allows?” in the larger question, “Why does a loving God allow suffering?” Parts 3-6 will begin to be posted tomorrow.

God Has Allowed Suffering

As we learned in Part Three, God created a perfect world in which there was no suffering. Adam and Eve could have enjoyed the fruit of any tree and been at peace with the animals in the perfect environment of the Garden of Eden. But now, because of sin, God’s children will suffer in life. Even though every person who trusts in the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior has salvation – a relationship with the God of the universe, he will still suffer. The blessing of salvation does not remove suffering. And, even though God’s growing children can experience His presence and the fullness of joy (Ps. 16:11), they become grateful knowing that in Him all things hold together, Continue reading