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If God Is Real, Why Doesn't He End Our Suffering?

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“If God really is who they say He is—all-loving, all-powerful, and all-good—He would end the suffering. Therefore, because there is suffering there can be no God.” So says the age-old critique. Many of us let words like this wash over us without thinking critically about them.

Editor’s Picks: Best of "Why Do I Think?"

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As we’ve spent the last three months looking at what it looks like to love God with all of our minds—we’ve been asking the question, “Why do I Think?”.

Dear Doubting Christian, God Is Not Afraid of Your Questions

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I am filled with grief when I see how Christians treat doubt and doubters. For whatever my words are worth, I want to offer a profound apology for any time you’ve been written off easily by Christians in your circle—maybe even made to feel as though you’re “not really one of us” because you struggle to believe what others claim comes so naturally to them.

ASK YMI: I Am Fully Self-Sufficient. Why Do I Need God?

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A: What reality will end up showing you, if you leave it time, is that you are not fully self-sufficient. You can’t control your emotions. And you can’t determine your own future. But your life will be proof of that in itself.

If God Is Real, Why Is There So Much Injustice?

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We live in a world that’s filled with suffering and injustice. Every day, we read about how racism, rape, and abuse of power is on the rise. It’s no surprise that one of the common objections to Christianity is, “If God is real, why is there so much injustice?”

Editor’s Picks: Best Articles on Apologetics

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All of us have grappled with doubts and questions about God. Here are our top articles on Apologetics, exploring some of the biggest and most common questions we all have about Christianity.

Why Do Some People Believe All Religions Lead to the Same God?

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The idea that truth is exclusive does not sit well with many people today, does it? In fact, it is deeply upsetting to some. We cherish the liberty to decide for ourselves what is true and what is not; at the same time, we demand that others be truthful to us.

Are You Questioning What You Believe?

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Lately, I’ve found myself questioning what I believe. I wouldn’t call it a crisis of faith, but I have some legitimate questions that have been shaking me up a bit.

Why did God Create a World that He Knew was Going to Go Wrong eventually?

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This introduction that you’re reading now is really my third. Twice, I wrote a few paragraphs, only to remove them after finding that they were going nowhere. Despite having spent a couple of hours coming up with the first two versions, it wasn’t really difficult to click on “delete”. I mean, why continue something that is flawed?