Contributed by Martin Wiles on Jan 27, 2013
In tragic times, we are tempted to ask why. The question itself is not wrong-after all Jesus asked it of his Father while on the cross, but it may not be the most appropriate question or lead to the best end.
A. When tragedy strikes, we either grow bitter toward God or draw closer to him.
B. Can God prevent tragedy? Yes. Why doesn’t he always? We can’t answer that.
C. God is imminent and transcendent, but he’s not always imminent when we want him to be.
D. As the