What does the Bible say?
‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” Revelation 21:4 (NIV)
People often ask, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” And there isn’t always easy answers, but God promises a future where we will no longer live with the pain of this world. Trying to figure out the answers by yourself can be hard, here are some resources to help:
Blog post from Ann Voscamp.
Adversity is inescapable and temptations and trials are a fact of life. That’s what makes this 60-day devotional through the Book of Job a must-read guide for Christians of all ages. Verse after verse reveals we are not alone in our suffering and that the Lord feels our pain.
As you walk in the shoes of a fellow struggler, Job, you’ll discover that knowing your Creator is infinitely more important than understanding your hardships. Overcoming the Hurt gives you the courage to face your pain and take that first step toward healing.
Blog post from Woodrow Kroll about Ecclesiastes 3.