God is good. I know you’ve heard it said a thousand times, maybe even followed by the familiar refrain “all the time.”
Yet, one good look at the pain and suffering in this world – like child abuse, human trafficking, terrorism, racial injustice, and crime that appears to go unpunished – can make anyone question God’s goodness. And on those days when you and I personally struggle with pain, disease or loss, we can’t help but ask – or at least think – Is God really good if He’s allowing me to go through this?
Scripture details the goodness and lovingkindness of God in Psalm 145. And in Psalm 18:30, we are assured that “As for God, his way is perfect,” so He makes no mistakes or oversights. Therefore, just because you and I can’t see in the midst of every circumstance that God is truly good doesn’t mean He’s not. Here are at least 10 reasons why God is good:
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