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When told that there is a God of love who made the world, embittered people often reply: “I don’t see any God of love. A beneficent designer might—you’d idealistically think—seek to minimize suffering. She is neither against suffering, nor for it, Nature is not interested in suffering one way or another unless it affects the survival of the DNA.
It is easy to imagine a gene that, say, tranquillises gazelles when they are about to suffer a killing bite.
As a result, we produced the earlier version of this booklet, now available online at creation.com/death.
Yet in recent years there has been much suffering caused by ‘natural’ evils, i.e. A year later, on 11 March 2011, Japan suffered the magnitude 9 Tōhoku earthquake, which is actually a thousand times stronger, century, the Black Death (bubonic plague) painfully wiped out an estimated 75–200 million people in Europe, or 45% to 50% of the population.
” The pervasiveness of suffering is possibly the most effective tool that atheists use to attack the Bible’s picture of a ‘loving God’.
Atheists make what appears to be a reasonable complaint: “If God is loving and all-powerful, then why doesn’t He use His power to stop the evil, suffering, pain, and death?
Another type of natural evil is physical disability or handicap.
We can think of Helen Keller, who lost the senses of both hearing and sight when she was a baby, and Joni Eareckson-Tada who was paralyzed from the neck down when she was a teenager.