there is no pain, hate, evil, or suffering. Also, my suffering has brought me closer to God, I started praying more, reading the bible, and attending church. After all it is the cycle of life once we are ready to be with God, he will claim us because he is our father that care for us. 2. Briefly summarize the problem of evil and suffering. Cite and reference the lecture and/or Chapter 9 in the textbook. The problem of evil and suffering is that it is present in our everyday life, it came as a result of our rebellion against God. When Adam and Eve decided to be like God and tried to know the difference between good and evil (Sharpe, 2015), suffering came as a consequence of their action. The problem is when we face suffering or evil in our life, we start questioning God. Why would a good, all powerful God that created us on his image let us suffer? Because of the fall and the suffering, we have experienced and still experiencing every day, it broke the trust between God and humans. Since we are born in a world, there is no way for human to escape the suffering and evil. 3. Briefly summarize the Christian worldview’s response to the problem of evil and suffering. Cite and reference the lecture and/or Chapter 9 in the textbook. The Christian worldview responds to the problem of suffering and evil in many ways.
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