Evil and An Omnipotent God: How to Become Part of His Elected Few





To believe there is an existence of a great, all knowing, and powerful God provides us with the faith that evil is surmountable.

Yet if the reality of such an absolute being is present throughout our life, we must consider the presence of evils in our life, and why God has allowed them to remain.

Why do unexpected deaths occur? Why are injustices present within our government? Why does God allow such evils?

With these common tragedies and personal struggles, it is likely to assume that evil exists, despite the presence and power of an omnipotent God. Within each individual’s journey, hardships that often become origins of self uncertainty and suspicion of faith, coincide with the belief that an almighty and divine being carries the power of eliminating evils present in the world.

To a certain extent, some may believe that these horrors can be a sign of destroying or removing evils. This encourages the idea that God chooses to allow various evils for justified reasons. God’s divinity and goodness can create possibilities of defeating selected evils, on a global scale, but is unable to defeat the evils within one’s personal life. Why?

I believe that God allows certain evils to be present in each person’s life to build strength in faith and feel a deeper connection to Him. Though we cannot control the amount of evils that we run into in life, it is a glorified idea that there is an elected few in which God gives a good life, where sufferings are tolerable and endurable. This “chosen” life is not HIS choice, but ours. Those who CHOOSE to be faithful to His word. It is all about your mindset. This doesn’t apply to solely religion, but in every aspect of your life, you have the power to make your decisions. To fight off the evils present in your life, with either God’s guidance or your personal strength and spirituality.

It may seem unreasonable for God to present evils in a person’s life as they search for their meaning, but I believe His true purpose is to build their relationship with Him. Though it seems to be illogical for both a wholly God and evil to exist, a test of faith and arising intimacy with God is the ultimate purpose.

As always, thanks for stopping by.

Rachaelle

MY CALL TO YOU





Dear Lord,

Please lead us as we pray for our families and loved ones, those who are conflicted mentally and physically, and those suffering their own stresses, as we strive for your guidance. You have given us the gift of life in this world, and I am grateful. My faith in you is strong as your faith and love for me is insurmountable. Gracious and merciful God, please forgive us for our sins that have offended you, as we desire your nurture and love. Our love for you will last all eternity. Lastly, thank you blessing us with another day.

Glory be to the Father,
and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit.
As it was in the beginning,
is now,
and ever shall be,
world without end.

Through Christ our Lord, Amen.

FOR A DAY LIKE THIS ONE

Dear Father in heaven, we praise and exalt you. We thank you for everything for being faithful on your promises. Forgive us in all the moments we questioned our faith, in times that our faith bends and in times our faith crumbles. Father, we do not understand your majestic plans for us, but we entrust our lives in to your hands. Give us strength to overcome all our adversaries and keep hold on to our faith. Lastly Father, guide us, keep us in the right path and lead us to your kingdom in heaven. We ask this through Christ our savior, Amen. 

But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.” – James 1:6