"God's plan" is the random shit that happens in this crazy world...

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    ...there is no point in trying to make sense of it.

    Children die of leukemia.

    Good men go bankrupt while corrupt men get rich.

    Innocent girls get raped and their rapists go unpunished.

    Fires and floods kill people and devastate communities.

    There is no plan, at least, no plan that makes sense to us human beings.

    In the Book of Job, we are told not even to question what God does, because we cannot understand it.
     
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    It’s because Adam ate an apple.
     
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    Yes, we are exiles in this world.

    We lost the right to live in the world God had in mind for us.
     
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    There is no ‘god’ as perceived by theists, and consequently no ‘plan.’

    And the book of Job is a myth written by men.
     
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    Prove it Jonesy.....

    Watches the moron run away as usual
     
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    You can't enjoy the game if you don't understand the rules.

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    Everything happens for a reason. Children die and go to heaven so the adults they leave behind have an opportunity to seize salvation. Fires and floods happen to remind people that there is a God, and to seek Him out. Good people die to show us that we do not know the time or the manner of our death...nor do we know the time or the manner of Christ's return.
     
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    There are no rules
     
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    You are changing the topic of this thread, which is the chaotic nature of this world which makes no sense if we believe in a loving God that is all powerful and yet lets us suffer.

    Please stick to the topic of the thread.
     
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