Why God?

A Necessary Pain

A friend and I were discussing trusting the Lord when you don’t know why. In fact, she stated that I shouldn’t try to understand why but rather continue to believe if not increase in believing. Some situations in life provoke a knee-jerk reaction of “why God?” Why this divorce, why this trauma, why this financial setback, why this chronic illness, why this anonymity? Why, Why, Why. But why is not at the heart of faith but is the genesis of doubt.

Human reasoning seeks to understand why everything happens as it does. God didn’t call us to understand Him. He called us into a relationship with Himself. Total and complete trust in the Master catapults us to the next level in Christ. An answer to the question “why” is not what we should seek but rather contentment in knowing He who knows all things is in control.

It sounds easy…

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