Wars and Natural Disasters

Submitted by Jarrod Crawford on Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:00am

     In his book, How Long, O Lord, Reflections on Suffering and Evil, D.A. Carson touches upon social evils, poverty of different kinds, and war and natural disasters.  When we think about such things, we often turn and ask ‘why’ such things exist.  We don’t, however, see this particular question raised anywhere in the Bible.  God is not shocked, and neither should we be, by the presence of wars and natural disasters, “You will hear of wars and rumors of wars.