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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People

Biblical Look at the problem of suffering

Melvin Tinker

9781857923223
160 pages
Christian Focus Publications
Overview

Why is doing good no guarantee of an easy life? One of the most common objections to the Christian Faith is 'If God created the universe, and is still in control of it, then Why does he allow suffering and injustice?' Melvin Tinker considers the different opinions people have before investigating the biblical answers about a crucial topic that needs to be faced by an evangelistic church. He looks at the situations biblical characters faced, the opposition to Jesus himself, and the suffering of the early church. This book provides the key factors behind the benefit and purpose of suffering.

Author Bio
Melvin Tinker (1955-2021) was Vicar of St John's Newland, Chairman of Yorkshire Gospel Partnership, Co-director of Northern Training Course and was a leading member of the Anglican group 'REFORM'. He is a popular author on culture and faith.