AWAKE! No. 2 2020 | 5 Questions About Suffering Answered
At some point, everyone is affected by tragedy—perhaps an illness, an accident, a natural disaster, or an act of violence.
People search for answers.
Some attribute suffering to fate or in some other way feel that we have little control over what happens to us.
Others believe in karma. They say that we suffer because of something bad that we did earlier in life or in a past life.
Tragedy often leaves people with more questions than answers.
Compare how different religions view the reasons for suffering.
People have been deceived by teachings that misrepresent God. What is the truth?
If the answer is yes, then it might be in our power to reduce our suffering.
The Bible helps us to understand the answer.
Would a God who created such beauty in the world consign us to a life of suffering? If not, what went wrong?
The Bible tells us exactly how God will eliminate suffering.
Even if our problems seem unsolvable, there is a reliable guide that can help.