At Every Nation London we are busy with our “Your Big Question” series. Last week I gave my reasoning for why I believe that God exists, and you can read it on our “Your Big Question” blog here, or listen to the message here.
This week I am in Krakow Poland for some equipping time with many of our European Every Nation Pastors and leaders, and before returning to London I will be visiting the Auschwitz concentration camp with our London team. This is very appropriate since this Sundays Big Question is “Why does a good and almighty God allow suffering in the world?”
Auschwitz epitomises this question. Where was God when this was going on? Why didnt He intervene? Does the fact that He did not intervene mean that He either is not as good as we say He is? Does it even prove that He actually does not exist at all?
My personal Big Question:
Of course I am German by decent myself. My home language is German. I know that my family tree doesn’t trace back to Hitler, but was I in any way part of this through my bloodline somewhere? I know that the capacity for evil definitely exists in me, but I also know and thank God that He has “delivered me from evil” and “made me a new creation in Christ.”
Check back here next week for my reasoning on the Big Question of God & suffering…