Evil And Suffering Quotes by John Piper, Edmund Burke, Greg Koukl, Timothy Keller, Epictetus, Gautama Buddha and many others.
The evil and suffering in this world are greater than any of us can comprehend. But evil and suffering are not ultimate. God is. Satan, the great lover of evil and suffering, is not sovereign. God is.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
When God’s children disobeyed their heavenly Father, they damaged everything. When Adam and Eve rebelled against the King of the universe, they broke the whole world. This is why there is evil and suffering. Bad things happen in a world that’s broken.
Just because we don’t see a reason for evil and suffering doesn’t mean there’s not a reason for it.
Either God wants to abolish evil, and cannot; or he can, but does not want to.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become.
God has reserved to Himself the right to determine the end of life, because He alone knows the goal to which it is His will to lead it. It is for Him alone to justify a life or to cast it away.
The Biblical world-view is the only one that accepts the reality of evil and suffering while giving both the cause and the purpose, while offering God-given strength and sustenance in the midst of it.
Why bad things happen to good people
If Christianity is valid, why is there so much evil in the world?” To this the famous preacher replied, “With so much soap, why are there so many dirty people in the world? Christianity, like soap, must be personally applied if it is to make a difference in our lives.