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?

Doesn't faith contradict reason?

Chapter 1

What kind of God allows suffering?

Chapter 2

No God? No Good.

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

Delving into the problem of evil

History in the New Testament?

Is living a good life enough?

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

Why does God allow suffering at all?

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

Don’t All Religions Lead to God?

Chapter 3

What do you think heaven is like?

Luke wrote his book to tell his friend Theophilus about Jesus (Luke 1:1-4)

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 8

Lots of partying in heaven when someone trusts Jesus (Luke 15:7)

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

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

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

I was questioning the legitimacy of certain stories in the Bible.

I dismissed Jesus along with boring church services

Did the resurrection really happen in history?

I couldn’t understand what was so special about Jesus

Who is good enough to get into heaven?

Chapter 9

Does having faith mean believing impossible things?