wfw - Why Did This Happen to Me?

1 Corinthians 10:11 "These things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the fulfillment of the age to come."

"Why did this happen to me?" is always the question asked when some one is on a difficult situation. Has that question ever come from your heart? So does God simply ignore your questions? Or does He answer in ways that you find hard to understand and, therefore, you assume He is ignoring you? First. God understand the anguish of your heart, and fortunately, is more understanding with you than you are with Him. Second, God is not obligated to explain everything that happens to us. God is God and He answers no one. Sometimes we look back in retrospect and understand clearly why something happened, but in most cases if God should tell us why something happened, we still couldn't understand. Far better it is to know that He cares and will eventually lead us out of our pain than to know why He allowed it.

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7 Response to "wfw - Why Did This Happen to Me?"

  1. Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for Grandparents and Caregivers Says:

    Great illustration for this important BIble verse. Excellent food for thought for this Word-Filled Wednesday.

  2. Sheri Says:

    Wow, what a thought provoking post.


  3. lori Says:

    ahhhhhh this is so good...

  4. Julie Arduini Says:

    In these anxious days this is a comforting word. May your post bless many.

  5. Heidi Says:

    He is always at work... we may not see it in the midst of our trials, but we will for sure see it when we look back. Thanks, Happy WFW!

  6. From the Heart Says:

    I have probably said that many times but I know God is taking care of me. Beautiful picture and the scripture is a great reminder.

  7. Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet Says:

    So true! He sees the big picture, and we need to trust Him even when we dont know the big picture. He knows what is best for us.

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