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By Pastor Delbert Young 3. Why Do Bad Things Happen? Have you ever asked or had someone ask you that question? The question itself separates all people into two categories — bad people and good people.
With the question, we are saying that good people, i. Only bad people, i. That might be offensive to you because you think you are a good person. Jesus was simply saying that we all have areas that are not so good — bad.
Let me put it this way. If God were to do away with all that is "bad" at 12 p. We all have some bad areas. I know that Jesus said that no one is good, but for the sake of our lesson, let's use good and bad to help us answer this tough question. We expect God to intervene for us because we consider ourselves "good," but not intervene for others because they are bad.
For example, I remember years ago at a beauty pageant in which my daughter, Bonnie, about 10 years of age at the time, was a contestant. There was a mom and grandmother of another contestant holding hands and agreeing in prayer that their child would win. I thought, "What about my child? We know the assumption that God "protects" the good from bad things is not accurate and will cause people to question their faith if they live there.
We have all heard horror stories like when a drunk driver crashes into a car of good people. The good people die and the bad drunk walks away. The doctrine that "God protects good people from bad things happening" is not a sound doctrine.
Another way we think, is that God punishes people through bad things. Bad religion teaches us to think this way. If this were true, then it seems unfair of God to allow those bad things to happen to good people.
Actually, if we think rationally about it, we can usually trace why MOST bad things happen.
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The Los Santos Police Department (LSPD) is the police department of. Joseph is a great example. He had absolutely no control over somebad things that happened in his life.
He was blameless, yet was sold into slavery by his brothers, lied about by Potipars wife, and sent to prison for several years. God worked HIS PURPOSE through all those bad things. 3. Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? If we are honest, when bad things happen to good people, be it personal situations or natural disasters, we can NEARLY ALWAYS trace a path back to the originating cause and see that it is never 'God's fault.' I said nearly always.
The story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife is told in the first book of the Bible, Genesis, chapter Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers and bought by Potiphar, a high ranking official in the Pharaoh's service. The Story of Joseph and Potipar's Wife as Told in the Bible PAGES 2.