The Pros And Cons Of Natural Disasters

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is distressing that natural disasters are often termed “acts of God” while no “credit” is given to God for years, decades, or even centuries of peaceful weather. God created the whole universe and the laws of nature. Most natural disasters are a result of these laws at work at cross purposes.. Hurricanes, typhoons, and tornados are the results of divergent weather patterns colliding. Earthquakes are the result of the earth’s plate structure shifting. A tsunami is caused by an underwater earthquake. We can understand why natural disasters occur. What we do not understand is why God allows them to occur. Why did God allow the tsunami to kill over 225,000 people in Asia? Why did God allow Hurricane Katrina to destroy the homes of thousands of…show more content…
When he is content and fortunate, he either praises and thanks that being or ignore him altogether because he is so wrapped up in his joy. Man needs someone to rely on and to even blame someone sometimes for anything! Where did we come from? Who made us?” To that I have no answer. Good and evil is another big question. I think the best way to answer that is that good is something that seems to be pleasant and appealing to the senses. Good benefits almost everyone and causes little harm - from a certain point of view. Evil is the opposite. Whatever is painful, miserable, and threatening to others is pretty evil. The limits of good and evil are not fixed, since people have different perspectives about these things. The Observer newspaper's memorable headline caught it well: "Our Image of God Must Go". People found that thought as liberation. Rob Bell the American evangelical leader whose congregation is counted in the thousands, "I can't even tell you how much that book affected me," he remarks. He too believes that we need new images of God - ones that enable us to speak of the mystery of everyday
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