How Can An All Powerful And Loving God Allow People To Suffer?

In Luke 7:11-17 we come face to face with the anguish of suffering and death. A woman, who has already lost her husband, has now lost her son.

Giles Cattermole is an Accident and Emergency Consultant. In this film he talks about his experience of suffering and begins to explore the Bible’s response to one of the biggest objections people have to the Christian faith. Watch the film and consider for yourself, how can a good God allow suffering?

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Aren't Christians arrogant to believe that Jesus is the only way to God?

Christianity was a bit like Father Christmas – you grow out of it

Can I have meaning in life without God?

What kind of God allows suffering?

Jesus knew he was going to die (Luke 18:31)

Isn't religion determined by where you grow up in the world?

Delving into the problem of evil

Chapter 1

Why does God allow suffering at all?

What do you think heaven is like?

Doesn't faith contradict reason?

If you could ask God one question what would it be?

I dismissed Jesus along with boring church services

Was the Resurrection a miracle?

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

I decided that there was nothing left in my life worth living for

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

What would meeting Jesus be like?

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 4

Going through ‘Uncover’ brought up questions about who Jesus really is

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Is living a good life enough?

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Can miracles happen?

Can we believe the Bible's account of the Resurrection?

Did the resurrection really happen in history?

Who is good enough to get into heaven?

Resurrection: history or legend?

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

No God? No Good.

How do we know Luke's account of the life of Jesus is reliable?