My Testimony: Why Does God Allow Suffering?

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The Word! It will make you cry.

The Bible says: “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” (James 1:2-4).

What Elena Wrote

Trapped under water, suffocating… Dozens of people around me, but no one can help. They shout and scream: “Get out! Just pull yourself out! You’re not that deep!”, but I cannot. I am trapped. I am stuck. I can’t move. I feel all alone, but I am surrounded by people. They just don’t understand. How can they understand, when even I can’t explain what’s happening to me. The only way I can put it, is that my mind has been corrupted and my heart is in chains.  I can’t even breathe, let alone worship or pray. I get my journal, but all I can write is: ‘Why, God? Why?”. I just can’t understand why God would allow all this to happen to me. And everyday, I focus on the worst. I do not see what’s right, I only see what’s wrong. So, I sink even deeper consumed by the lies…

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