How I Suffered from My Theology and Regained My Faith by Questioning 3 Beliefs

God has taken my loved ones from me , ' you are stating that it was God who killed my father and son . ” I had deducted correctly . ... The conversation could not have continued without a full - scale theological debate .

How I Suffered from My Theology and Regained My Faith by Questioning 3 Beliefs

Jennifer Brost felt she'd been beaten physically, emotionally, and spiritually to within an inch of her existence. While in her early 20s, Jennifer's mother-in-law and mother died I year apart. One & a half years later, her father was killed in a car accident. On this same morning, Jennifer went into cardiac arrest due to complications of a routine surgery; the child she was pregnant with died on this day as well. Through the deaths of her mother-in-law and mother, Jennifer consoled herself with three beliefs: 1) All hardships are good in disguise, 2) God causes or allows all suffering, 3) Little can be done to make life better (so sit back & relax). Strangely, as Jennifer faced the deaths of her father and son, as well as her own failing health, she felt unsettled about her three beliefs. She began to hate God and begged her husband to leave his seminary training.

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