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God is the Problem

By Sharman J. Monroe

We were born into this world without survival skills so we are placed in the custody of an adult or adults be it a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or a foster or adoptive parent. This adult was responsible for nurturing us and teaching us things about life. They taught us to tell the truth, not to steal, to treat others the way we wanted to be treated. They also taught us how to brush our teeth, bathe ourselves, make our beds, wash our clothes, pick friends, think for ourselves and make wise decisions. Everything they taught us was driven by one goal – to produce an adult who is independent from them. An adult who no longer relies on the parent, grandparent, foster parent, adoptive parent, etc. to survive because one day that parent, grandparent, etc. will die and leave.

But with God, it’s different. When we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, we are born again. But this time we are born with all the survival skills we need — we have Jesus. We have God. We have the Holy Spirit.

God never leaves or forsakes you. He is with you all the time. God is trustworthy. God is all-knowing, all-powerful and omnipresent. He sees and knows everything. He is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. God never lies. Before you speak or act, God already knows what you are going to say and do. And He loves you unconditionally.

His love is so deep and sincere that Continue reading

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