Out of the Whirlwind: Why do Faithful People Suffer?
Naked I came from my mother’s womb, naked I’ll return to the womb of the earth. God gives, God takes. God’s name be ever blessed. Job 1:21
1) How can one believe in God, a God who is at the same-time good, loving and powerful in the view of human suffering? Maybe the story of Job gives us a clue to trusting God’s goodness even though the evidence of life suggests otherwise.
2) When has your faith in God been tested by pain and suffering? What have you discovered about God, others and yourself?