Category: Gospel of John

Gospel of John, Musings, Theology

Does God cause pain or difficult situations?

When that question is posed to many people their instinctive response is to say, “No, God only allows pain, suffering or difficult situations.” The instinctive response seems to be in some way a desire to protect God’s character.  We need a God who cares for us.  We need a God who is concerned for us …