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Why Do Good People Suffer Bad Things

By TR Williams
  • ISBN Code: : 1525531573
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Pages : 326
  • Category : Self-Help
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You are not alone if you struggle to understand why unwanted, unexplainable, and inconceivable bad things happen to innocent people! Never before have there been so many questions like: How could a loving God permit good people to suffer bad things and often make it appear as though the guilty are rewarded or go scot free? Why are there so many things in the world that seem unfair or unjust? Why does God seemingly hide his face from much of the horrific evil, pain and destruction? Does God really care? Is it fair for humans to be angry with God about their misfortune or suffering? Why are there so many good people accused falsely for their suffering? What defence mechanisms can I put in place to minimize evil, suffering, pain, misfortune, and the devil’s influence in my own life? What purpose does suffering, and pain serve in human life? These are some of the most thought-provoking, spiritually intuitive, deeply agitating, and most frequent questions asked by countless individuals, especially by those who believe that there is a God.

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062339354
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 270
  • Pdf File: against-empathy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

New York Post Best Book of 2016 We often think of our capacity to experience the suffering of others as the ultimate source of goodness. Many of our wisest policy-makers, activists, scientists, and philosophers agree that the only problem with empathy is that we don’t have enough of it. Nothing could be farther from the truth, argues Yale researcher Paul Bloom. In AGAINST EMPATHY, Bloom reveals empathy to be one of the leading motivators of inequality and immorality in society. Far from helping us to improve the lives of others, empathy is a capricious and irrational emotion that appeals to our narrow prejudices. It muddles our judgment and, ironically, often leads to cruelty. We are at our best when we are smart enough not to rely on it, but to draw instead upon a more distanced compassion. Basing his argument on groundbreaking scientific findings, Bloom makes the case that some of the worst decisions made by individuals and nations—who to give money to, when to go to war, how to respond to climate change, and who to imprison—are too often motivated by honest, yet misplaced, emotions. With precision and wit, he demonstrates how empathy distorts our judgment in every aspect of our lives, from philanthropy and charity to the justice system; from medical care and education to parenting and marriage. Without empathy, Bloom insists, our decisions would be clearer, fairer, and—yes—ultimately more moral. Brilliantly argued, urgent and humane, AGAINST EMPATHY shows us that, when it comes to both major policy decisions and the choices we make in our everyday lives, limiting our impulse toward empathy is often the most compassionate choice we can make.

Why Good People Do Bad Things

By Gerard Vanderhaar
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1625642725
  • Total of Pages : 152
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 432
  • Pdf File: why-good-people-do-bad-things.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Why Good People Do Bad Things sheds new light on the ethical dilemmas of modern life. It shows how people of good will who are generally thoughtful, caring, and reasonably well balanced can unwittingly contribute to the evils present in our social systems.In exposing these situations, this book also offers the hope that these same "good people" can take a fresh look at the world around them. In doing so, they can then see the potential of our world as well as its defects, and determine to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem.

Where Can You Turn When Your World Turns Upside Down

By John Ankerberg,John Weldon
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  • Publisher : ATRI Publishing
  • Book Code : 1937136701
  • Total of Pages : 85
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 515
  • Pdf File: where-can-you-turn-when-your-world-turns-upside-down.pdf

Book Short Summary:

What do we do when we are faced with the death of a loved one the loss of a job the life-threatening illness the break-up of a marriage; or tornadoes or other catastrophes? The writers respond to the questions: If God is absolutely good then why is there evil? How can we trust God when we are living through unbearable circumstances? What do we do when trouble comes? Why does God allow Christians to suffer? How can we overcome our fears and anxiety? How can we have peace in the midst of turmoil? This book gives practical steps to take in response to the difficult times in our lives.

Why Do Christians Suffer?

By Titus Tunde Adunola
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1665592907
  • Total of Pages : 166
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 873
  • Pdf File: why-do-christians-suffer.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Why do Christians suffer? Perhaps a corollary statement could be: why do bad things happen to good people? I am pretty sure many people might know some nice fellows who have suffered some tragedies- whether they are Christians, Muslims, Hindus or others without any religion. Even though the title refers to Christians, the truths and the experiences discussed in this book may well resonate with anyone, anywhere in the world. Although I have used examples from the Bible- this is because that is what I am very familiar with. I have used some testimonies from real people who are still alive; who have gone through some challenges in their lives, but at the same time they did not curse God or accuse God of being wicked to them. Instead, they are getting on with their lives as if nothing had happened to them. I have included my own personal testimony of my struggles in life. So, what I have written in this book is not just theories but real and practical truths, which I believe can help anyone who may be going through challenges in their life and wondering why has God allowed this to happen to them? The book was borne out of my own personal trials and tribulations in life. I must confess that many times I had wondered at the way my life had turned out to be. I am however very grateful to God that in spite of it all, I am still standing and above all, I am alive and well with my brain intact. Praise God.

Companion to the Old Testament

By Ted Leach
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  • Publisher : WestBowPress
  • Book Code : 1449796346
  • Total of Pages : 284
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 365
  • Pdf File: companion-to-the-old-testament.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Beginners to Bible study will enjoy the simple language in this useful introduction to the Old Testament. Long-time students of the Bible who want more than a literal approach to scripture will find refreshing interpretations for some of the more difficult passages. The author respects the historical context of the ancient biblical stories and encourages the reader to make practical application to today’s world. This book helps Christians understand how the Old Testament is “community property” shared by Jews, Christians and Muslims. It is a constructive resource for interfaith discussion, particularly as people of different faiths (or no faith) seek to identify some shared principles of our common humanity. Abraham, revered by Jews, Christians and Muslims, can be a starting point for greater mutual understanding. The Jewish concept of Messiah can be a metaphor of hope for all people. Footnotes are included for those who “want to know more” about a given topic. “Questions for Reflection” at the end of each chapter facilitate group discussion. A concise index is provided. The book’s introduction and ten chapters are suitable for a 10-12 week study.

Jesus And

By James Earl Mead
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  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 197364293X
  • Total of Pages : 338
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 833
  • Pdf File: jesus-and.pdf

Book Short Summary:

If you are seeking to make better sense of your life and the world, with Jesus always at the center, you will be glad for this book. Inside, you will find nothing trivial or shallow. You will find things you are not likely to have read or heard anywhere else, and you’ll be glad about those things too. Even tough issues are dealt with head-on—boldly and courageously—through Jesus’s life, death, and resurrection. Jim’s writing is lively, engaging, and conversational but deep; he is passionate about the topics and compassionate toward his readers.

NIV, Rock Solid Faith Study Bible for Teens: Build and defend your faith based on God's promises, eBook

By Zonderkidz
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Book Code : 031072564X
  • Total of Pages : 1664
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 864
  • Pdf File: niv-rock-solid-faith-study-bible-for-teens.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Address your questions and build a steadfast foundation for your faith Feeling uncertain about your life? The world? Your future? Looking for something secure to hold onto in turbulent and confusing times? Wanting to know more about God? The NIV Rock Solid Faith Study Bible for Teens was created to help teens grow in their faith and find hope for their future. Featuring the clear New International Version (NIV) translation of the text and lots of study helps along the way, this Bible will help teens get rooted in the unchanging love, guidance and promises of God. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) Rock Solid TRUTHS: Examines Christian beliefs and explorations of other religions Rock Solid PRINCIPLES: Applies the Bible to daily decisions and challenges Rock Solid PROMISES: Calls out what is (and is not) promised in the Bible Rock Solid PLANS: Explores God’s plan and will for your life Unshaken PEOPLE: Provides scriptural examples of overcoming difficulties Unshaken GOD: Points out God's unyielding attributes Reading plans 8 pages of color maps Book introductions

Sacramental Commons

By John Hart,Leonardo Boff,Thomas Berry
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Book Code : 1461643201
  • Total of Pages : 274
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 752
  • Pdf File: sacramental-commons.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The increasing awareness of environmental issues as ultimately moral issues has led to the intersection of religion and environment. Sacramental Commons presents a unique way of looking at this topic by relating the Christian word 'sacrament' (signs of divine presence) to the term 'commons' (shared place and shared goods, among people and between people and the natural world), suggesting that local natural settings and local communities can be a source for respect and compassion.

Seven Seasons of the Man in the Mirror

By Patrick Morley
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  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Book Code : 0310873738
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 889
  • Pdf File: seven-seasons-of-the-man-in-the-mirror.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In his phenomenally successful The Man in the Mirror, award-winning author Patrick Morley took men for a close-up on crucial aspects of their manhood and challenged them to establish wise priorities in life. In Seven Seasons of the Man in the Mirror, Morley shifts the focus to wide-angle. Looking at the broad sweep of life itself, he helps men determine where they are, where they’re headed, and how to get there.Drawing on the lessons of his own life and wisdom from the Bible, Morley presents hard-won perspectives on the seven seasons of Reflection, Building, Crisis, Renewal, Rebuilding, Suffering, and Success--and in so doing, addresses men’s deep longing for direction and purpose. With candor and passion, he speaks to issues every man must face. He illustrates them with true, modern-life stories. And he presents meaty questions for men to chew on and decisions for them to act on. This penetrating, richly encouraging book will help men turn from empty pursuits to the joy, passion, and eternal satisfaction of manhood’s highest purpose.

The Wisdom House

By Rob Parsons
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  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Book Code : 1444745689
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 186
  • Pdf File: the-wisdom-house.pdf

Book Short Summary:

You don't always have to learn the hard way. On the spur of the moment, the morning after the birth of one of his grandchildren, Rob Parsons wrote the baby a letter. And then Rob began to think about how he hoped he'd have the chance to talk with all his grandchildren as they grew. He imagined them coming into his study, settling into one of the two comfy armchairs in front of the fire and opening up about the challenges they were facing. Perhaps it would be when they were beginning their first job, buying their first house, getting married or starting a family. Or perhaps they'd talk long into the night, when their hearts were broken or friends had betrayed them. Perhaps he would have the chance to help them rebuild the dream that somebody had trodden on. 'Come on in, take a seat - tell me what's been going on...' Rob knew he wouldn't have all the answers. But maybe he could help - just a little.