You asked why God allows pain?

This is a common question that many people ask, but it is a good one.Now, let me give you an honest answer. I really do not know why. However, the Scriptures in all honesty does not avoid the issue. It faces it head on, and through Jesus Christ offers a way of escape. In life we must live with what I refer to as the "givens." We are given certain facts, among those are: good and evil; sickness and health; wealth or poverty, and so-forth. It is up to us to make of them what we can, with God's help.

Paul the Apostle said, "I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.  I can do all things through him who strengthens me. Yet it was kind of you to share my trouble (Philippians 4:12-14).

So, these things are a given. We must face them. This is not a perfect world. Why? The Scripture tells us that it is because we rebelled against God; so in a sense we have made our bed, now we must sleep in it. Jesus, has come, however, to show us a better way. A way to live above circumstances, and he has promised to rescue us from this sinful world and condition. The proof that he can deliver what he promises is his resurrection. He also demonstrated his God like qualities by healing others, and also forgiving sins.

Here is Scriptural proof of that:

And he [Jesus] entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. And, behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This man blasphemeth. And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts? For whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and walk? But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house. And he arose, and departed to his house (Matthew 9:2-7).

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