Suffering is not always a consequence of personal sin

Suffering is a consequence of sin, but it is not always a consequence of personal sin. If this were not so it would be impossible to reconcile the sinlessness of Jesus with the suffering of Jesus. He suffered for his righteousness, not for any sin on his part. So too with Job. Indeed the entire … Continue reading Suffering is not always a consequence of personal sin

No, it’s not God’s will

Every now and again I get frustrated with what, henceforth, I think I’ll ironically refer to as “faithful” fatalism. Maybe you know what I’m talking about? It’s the reassurance you get from fellow Christians that ... the leadership position that failed to be filled? God will fill it! That miscarriage you just had? God has … Continue reading No, it’s not God’s will