When tragedy strikes, we often compelled to ask questions and express doubts:
• What if… a thousand what-ifs…
• If only…
• I should have/shouldn't have
• Can God really be good?
• Can the Bible really be true?
The answer to why is simple, hard, and totally unsatisfying: This World Is Broken.
Sin entered the world, and through sin, death. BUT, God. So many powerful stories have a "but God" moment. Jesus came, he conquered death, and through him, our sorrow is lessened, and a drop of joy lies underneath.
"These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world, you will have tribulation, but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 New King James Version (NKJV)
You WILL have tribulation. That's just as much a promise as anything else in the bible. Trouble is here on this planet for all of us because of…