Where Was God When…?

Why doesn’t God always intervene to prevent terrible tragedies? If you’ve ever found yourself asking, “Where were You, Lord?” you’re in good company...
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  1. Could it be when we are asking, “Why?” that we simply yet profoundly forget that we are the creature of the Creator! God made us from nothing, and having fullest freedom in Himself to do otherwise, created us with affection and loving delight. The Bible answers all our “whys” quite clearly if we remember that we are but dust. Perhaps some grieving is disguised pride, and our complaints and travails take us to where we think too highly of ourselves.
    That we feel God is silent or unfeeling – who gave us feelings? If we feel confused or vulnerable, didn’t God place those feelings in us? If not, then who did?

    Sorrow and tragedy, abasement and shame may come, yet God’s firsthand experience of these events and emotions are fully explained through Christ’s humiliations.
    Oh that we would quiet our souls and questions with greater knowledge and of the shame he so despised. These common experiences
    The Lord approached his crucifixion not as a helpless creature, but as a humble creator, endured the cross while despising the shame, and He who knew no sin suffered the ultimate weight it and the ultimate wrath for it.

    Yet, himself any latitude in his dealings toward us. That he allowed Adam and Eve to believe otherwise, to allow them to rebel against this

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