Dealing With Pain and Suffering: Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen To Good People?

Stop looking inward and start looking upward!

God blesses the people who patiently endure testing.  Afterward, they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.  (James 1:12)

Being a Doctor of Physical Therapy, I treat a lot of patients, both young and old, who have been living with chronic pain and permanent disabilities on a regular basis.  And with great suffering often follows questions like:  Why me?  Why do I have to suffer?  What did I do to deserve all of this pain?  If there is a God, why would He let this happen to me? Continue reading