The Plain Truth – 1986 February
Why Does God Allow Wars?
More people have asked me this question than any other: Why, if there be a God, does God allow wars and all this human suffering and anguish? Why such terrifying world conditions as we face now? People put it to me this way: If God is good, if God is love, if God is merciful, he wouldn’t want people to suffer like they do on this earth, would he? And, if God is Almighty, if he has all power, he could stop it. He could prevent it. Then, why doesn’t he?