Atheists, God and Suffering

Randy AlcornWhile Western atheists turn from belief in God because a tsunami in another part of the world caused great suffering, many brokenhearted survivors of that same tsunami found faith in God. This is one of the great paradoxes of suffering. Those who don’t suffer much think suffering should keep people from God, while many who suffer a great deal turn to God, not from him.

–Randy Alcorn
If God is Good

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One thought on “Atheists, God and Suffering

  1. How do we measure how much someone suffers? What is a lot and what is not? I find those to be difficult quesions, which makes it hard for me to agree with that last sentence. While the general thought has got a point. Keep on blogging in a free world – The False Prophet

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