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Seeing is Disbelieving
How does God’s promise in Deuteronomy 1:30-31 encourage and prepare you to fight for what’s true?

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Why do we suffer

Why do we suffer?

Why do we suffer? We suffer because we exist. We suffer because we are flesh and blood; we suffer because we are not perfect and we suffer because of sin. Everything that exists suffers in one way or another, animals suffer in almost the same way humans do. They get sick they are affected by the weather and some of them are killed by other animals for food, it is part of the cycle of life. The trees and plants suffer; they to get diseases and they suffer at the hands of man and the weather also. Suffering is just part of life. With or without God suffering will still exists. As humans we try to live a life that will be free of suffering but it just cannot be avoided. There are some forms of suffering that we do not have control over, such as getting a disease or being in an accident. I suffer with pain though out my body and also in other ways, but it is my personal option that even though I suffer I count it a blessing. Why would my suffering be a blessing? Because it has changed my life in a way that I have become a better person, a smarter person, and a more peaceful person. Now I understand that my suffering is nothing compared to what others go though, yet it goes without question that not all suffering is the same. I believe in God and He gives us free will, what we do with this free will depends upon us. Some people use their free will to inflect devastation and suffering on others weather these wicked people believe in God or not, it is in their hearts to be evil. These wicked people do not see themselves as being wicked. And so they cause suffering on others. If there is a God why does He allow this to happen? My answer would be because of free will. And because some men chose to do wicked things it affects those that they target. It is very unfortunate that innocent people and other life forms are hurt and or destroyed because of this. May be things would be different if Adam and Eve had not sinned, But even Yesu Christ the

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