One of the major questions people often ask when it comes to believing in God is “How could He let bad things happen to good people?” In so many ways, this is such a legitimate question! It is definitely a real one, that you may have likely asked (a lot!) As our understanding of the story of God and ultimately the story of Jesus grows, we begin to understand that God did in fact allow a very bad thing to happen to His own son! As a result, Christians have never believed in a God who doesn’t allow bad things to happen to good people. Christians believe the worst possible thing happened to the best possible person. Somehow, this changes everything.
God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world. —C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain