A family lost a child in a terrible accident.
God Brings Good Out of Everything If We Let Him
Two church leaders came to their door to offer their condolences. God is pure love and never wishes harm to anyone. How can people love a God who wishes them ill or has hurt them? The New Church teaches that God wills only good for all his people. There is nothing more important to our Creator than for every one of us to have as much happiness and fulfillment as humanly possible.
When Bad Things Happen To Good People
When bad things happen, God feels our pain, is very present with us, and works to bring out the best in a bad situation. What we must remember is that God takes the long view.
His goal is not to give us temporary and perhaps superficial and fleeting comfort in this world, but rather looks to our eternal welfare. In other words, in times of crisis it is very hard to necessarily sense that God is present and working to bring good out of a bad situation.
However, when we look back at such times we can often see the gentle hand of God at work. However, the love and charity that poured out of all people, not only in the United States, but around the world, was astounding! Hidden categories: All stub articles.
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When Bad Things Happen
Obviously we suffer a little when some misfortune befalls us, but envy requires us to suffer all good fortune that befalls everyone we know! But how do we stop judging others when the feelings seem so real? We begin by realizing that we have the power to choose how we feel.
When good (bad) things happen
Endowed with agency, you and I are agents, and we primarily are to act and not just be acted upon. Another way to stop judging others is to live as the Savior asks us to live. As we strive to keep the commandments, God provides spiritual blessings to heal our hearts, to help us see others and ourselves as He sees them and us, and to walk with Him.
- A Handimans Spirited Adventure;
- Why do Bad Things Happen to God's People?.
- When Bad Things Happen to God's People.
- When Good Things Happen to Others and Bad Things Happen to You!
- God is pure love?
- Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas.
Thus, envy and judgment can be replaced by compassion and peace as we give ourselves in service to the Savior. But what about when bad things happen directly to you?