Why do bad things happen to good people?
Why do bad things happen to good people? This is the main argument atheist have against Christianity, because they find it hard to believe that there is a God that is all powerful, and all good, and that that God would let bad things happen to good people who believed in Him? This is not an easy question to answer, but something that I would like to point out is that nothing happens for no reason whatsoever. Everything has a purpose. For example, a blind man may be blind so that he can write the best music ever. Or a deaf man may become deaf to write some of the most amazing things ever. A good scripture to point out may be John 9:1-3, Jesus and His disciples come across a blind man, one of His disciples asks why the man is blind, is it because his parents sinned? No, Jesus answered, it was so that the work of the LORD may be displayed through him. Bad things don’t necessarily happen because somebody did something bad. God allows some things to happen for reasons we may never understand, the main thing is to trust that He know what He’s doing. “For I know the plans I have for you,” said the LORD, “They are for a future and a hope. Not for destruction.” Jeremiah 29:11 says. It’s true.