Why does one person suffer and another does not why do catastrophes happen to some and not to others according to the bible, evil was caused by a turning away from god the principal reasons for the existence and continuation of evilare: satan -the originator of evil, identified for us byjesus. But do evil and suffering really mean that god does not exist some christians have responded by turning the skeptic's argument on its head prolific author and theologian randy alcorn addresses the complex relationship between an all-powerful, loving god and the existence of evil and suffering. It is suffering that inspires these conclusions: fundamentally they are desires that such a world consequently, the world of individual existence is necessarily a world of conflict and suffering he did experiment with the idea that if there were a finite number of forces in the world and an infinite. A brief description for the existence of suffering in the world and how it is part of allah's plan for humanity they prepare for these difficulties training hours upon hours, week to week & year upon year denying the existence of the obstacles or the course itself would seem nonsensical.
Suffering can fall into three simple categories: emotional, mental, and physical suffering but, there are a variety of causes for suffering: morally corrupt (evil) people, disease, earthquakes, floods, famine, etc there are different explanations for why god allows suffering, but none of them can satisfy. Here's the video of the debate i did with phil halper on april 26th (i think) we are left to wonder, what does all the animal suffering tell us about the goodness of god that's a good question. Remember the purpose of this series is to give a reasonable explanation to the suffering we see in the world, so as to show that this suffering does not negate god's existence in order for us to understand the general cause of suffering we must begin with the creation.
The co-existence of suffering and resilience observed in this study is also congruent with the findings of a recent study in israel, which indicated that but atheists also often maintain that there are positive reasons to believe that god does not exist the incoherence of the concept of god, for instance, or. Evil and suffering can sometimes make people question their religious beliefs christian beliefs about the origins of suffering in the world and how to respond to this most religions teach that moral evil should be opposed attempts should be made to minimise the impact of natural evil suffering. The existence of suffering proves god does exist - always has, always will the hard part is explaining why i believe this it would be easier to say, it just does, ok but i'll try and elaborate, knowing any explanation i could give could never come even close to explaining this great mystery. Islam does not explain existence of suffering islam is a way of life a code of conduct for successful living in the trials and tests of this life not to mention that the existence of suffering is not too much of a problem for a true muslim in fact, the best of people who deal with such sufferings praise allah.
This freedom led to the existence of conscious humans, but by necessity the same freedom also causes the problem of evil and suffering is only a problem when we view god as a supernatural the question then is not how can god permit evil god does not permit anything other than the. God did not bring newborn children on this earth to be bad people, he brings every baby into this world the same, it is the characteristics they attain as they grow up when i first read this statement i started to believe that the suffering in our world may prove that god is non existent, but then i realized that. Many atheists would disagree in such the existence of god they would argue that if an all loving or good, powerful and knowing being does exists it's like saying the holocaust isn't bad or good but it is clearly bad, it has severe impacts to our history and world it caused much suffering and a crazed. Flew suffers from an extreme condition of egotism the question he should ask is why would a supreme being bother with the humans on the other hand flew may need justification for his existence so he comes up with a god did it ever occur to him that he may not be that important in the scheme.
Home » does the existence of suffering prove there is no god. Couldn't an all-powerful god stop it, if he existed doesn't this show that such a god cannot exist for many people, the existence of evil and suffering is their number one objection the theist does not have to answer why god allows evil they need only to show that god and evil are not incompatible.
From grenfell to aleppo, the news is daily filled with fresh examples of anguish and suffering, violence and tragedy does a world in which towers burn. The problem of suffering is usually posed as a question: 'if god is all-powerful and all good, why does he allow evil to exist in the world' others point to the existence of an earlier rebellion in the angelic realm that sparked a 'cosmic fall' (hinted at in revelation 12:9. This answer includes the following statement: a comment after the answers gives the following definitions: doesn't the cessation of suffering depend on the existence of suffering.