If only I knew... Why God allows suffering

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Have you ever wondered... If there is a God of love, why is there all this suffering in the world? That question is often asked; perhaps you ask it yourself sometimes. Some people claim that the problem of suffering prevents them believing in God.
Others use the question of suffering as an excuse to hide behind. It helps them ignore God’s existence and Christ’s claims. This booklet examines what the Bible says about suffering.

A related booklet, If only I knew how to find peace in terminal illness, looks at suffering from a more personal and involved position.

Other booklets by the same author currently in the
‘If only I knew…’ series:
If only I knew how God can accept me
If only I knew how I can find God today
If only I knew how to become a real Christian
If only I knew how to find peace in terminal illness
These titles are revisions of booklets originally published
in the ‘How can…?’ series


Gerard Chrispin, has written a number of books for DayOne and a series of How can…? booklets to help people to trust Christ. The first edition of The Resurrection –The Unopened Gift was published in 1999 and was his first book. It is also available in French. As a former criminal lawyer Gerard Chrispin knows how to handle evidence. As a Bible teacher, associate pastor, evangelist and author he wants his readers to know that Christ really rose again and what that can mean to them. Whether addressing church folks, conference attendees, prisoners or anyone else he has one aim: make the good news of Jesus Christ clear and simple. Married with three adult children and six grandchildren, Gerard is a former rugby player and cricketer.