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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

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Why does God Allow Suffering?

Genesis 3
The Fall of Adam and Eve…vs 1-7
The curse on the serpent…vs 14
The curse on Eve… vs 16
The curse on Adam…vs 17
The curse on the earth…vs 17

Romans 5: 12.. The curses passed to all mankind

God Does Allow suffering
Examples.. Job, PAUL

God sometimes inflicts suffering
Examples.. Noah’s generation/ flood, Sodom and Gomorrah

1.We suffer sometimes because of our own choices
Examples… alcohol, drugs, anger

2.We suffer sometimes because of the choices of others
Examples…rape, murder, thievery, abuse

3.We suffering sometimes because of the fallen creation(atrophy of the creation) Hurricanes, tornadoes. Earthquakes, floods

4.All mankind suffer and die because of the sin nature…Romans 7:24

GOD IS NOT THE CAUSE OF SUFFERING HE IS THE CURE FOR ALL SUFFERING
Romans 7:25
Romans 8:18-23