October 29: “If God Is Loving, Why Is There Suffering in the World?” / Rev. Jaqueline ZieglerOctober 25th, 2017 | Posted by in Services
What do recent events like the catastrophic hurricanes, floods and Earth quakes do to a person’s faith? What happens to a person’s spirit when he or she watches their home go up in flames in an event an insurance company will call “an act of God?” Where is God in the random suffering of every day, the small and large tragedies and injustices, the common pains we suffer daily? These are issues about theodicy or evil. In this reflection I’ll explore the issue of evil and consider answers to these daunting questions.
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