This chapter talks about how suffering is a key part in the faith and that

This chapter talks about how suffering is a key part

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suffering is a key part in the faith and that people who believe and pray to God will be saved from the pain and sufferings. Imagine that a close friend has just suffered through a great personal loss (death of a loved one, natural disaster, disease, job loss, divorce, or a broken relationship) and your friend asks you why God would let such a terrible thing happen. How would you respond to your friend?If I was the kind of person that believed in God, I would give them the explanation I hear a lot from people. I would tell them that God has a plan for them. He doesn't give you anything in life that you can't handle. I would continue with what this chapter has talked about as well. That all the evil and suffering in the world builds our character. It compels us to bring our faith with God to priority. He will hear your prayers for healing and he will answer them when the time is right. Our free will is a gift from God and that without it, there may not be suffering, but there would be less happiness. Death is a natural thing. Unfortunately, it comes in unnatural circumstances, but it is everyone’s fate in the end. There is no stopping that sad truth. According to Chapter 7 in the textbook, how might the problem of evil and suffering lead oneto the conclusion that moral absolutes exist?The Christian worldview sees that moral absolutes exist because God exists. God is the holder ofthe moral compass that people of the Christian faith follow all of their lives. He is all knowing
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