If you have questions or doubts about your faith you are in good company. This article names just a few of the famous doubters.
Why do bad things happen to good people? If God is good and loving, and all powerful, why doesn’t God put a stop to suffering?
Wouldn’t it be odd, and disappointing, if after all life’s experiences, I had not grown, changed, or gained a different perspective? Yet this is precisely what happens with some people.
Our desire for certainty, our need to be right, and our tendency to miss the point have conspired to keep Christians from experiencing unity.
How do we reconcile our disappointment in “unanswered” prayer with our belief in an all-knowing God?
God’s “the inner voice of love,” is precious indwelling reminder that frees us to act as God’s beloved, beyond the reach of human praise or blame.
All of us keep a part of ourselves, the inner self, hidden, and show the world only our outer self. In the Spirit, God overcomes that barrier. God now lives inside, in the inner self, and seeks ways to bring harmony to those two selves.
One of God’s goals for all of us is that we realize the “selves” He originally intended us to be; each different from the next with a unique combination of personality traits, interests and locations along the spiritual path.
Do you think your spiritual leaders’ prayers are more likely to be heard by God than your prayers? How does prayer work?
God doesn’t need our bodies to access our minds. As Tennyson wrote in a poem, “closer is He then breathing, and nearer than hands and feet.”