Christians can you solve this riddle?
My mother says she hates God because God never has never given her anything good in her life. She always had to borrow money from the bank and from her relatives in order to survive because she has a small income. She never had a good husband. She said she would have deserved to have a good life because she was faithful to God in the past. When she saw God didn't offer to her anything good, she renounced faith in God and she cursed Him. How can I convince her to turn to God again? What is the reason God didn't give her anything good in her life? What to tell her?
Asked By: Hi - 4/5/2010
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I always think of the book of Job when I think of human suffering in life. I really don't understand why bad things happen to good people except for the fact that there is another force at work in this world besides God, his opposing force actively at work to turn God's people away from him, the ultimate f*you that he... More
Answered By: d - 4/5/2010
Additional Answers (17)
yeah, the butler did it.
Answered By: Gentleman Jack - 4/5/2010
Mum is a whinger who will never see the blessings sahe's received until she reevaluates what "good" is. And it ain't all about money and men.
Answered By: Esther - 4/5/2010
God gave her YOU. Does she consider that to be a good thing?
Answered By: Zebronkey - 4/5/2010
u could tell there was one thing good in her life, u. God gives u the will to have a good life.
Answered By: Mary - 4/5/2010
well god gave her you ,and that is a treasure to be protected
Answered By: robert C - 4/5/2010
Answered By: Mike K - 4/5/2010
God doesn't just give people stuff cause they want it. I want a million bucks but God isn't just going to give it to me. I'm going to have to work for it. She should stop blaming God for her lack of self discipline. She can believe what she wants but it all comes down to her just being lazy. If she wants more money she... More
Answered By: Binka - 4/5/2010
Tell her that God Gave her **YOU!!** You are God's Gift to her.
Answered By: clusium1971 - 4/5/2010
If you had lived in biblical times, God would have helped you mother solve her money problems by allowing her to sell you into slavery. Torg
Answered By: Torg T. Robot - 4/5/2010
At least she isn't an atheist, ha ha!
Answered By: thom t - 4/5/2010
She kind of reminds me of Job's wife. When all of those things were happening to Job, she couldn't believe that her husband still had faith in God and she told him to curse Him. But Job persevered. And in the end, he was completely restored and highly rewarded. But he really had to go through some things. That's why... More
Answered By: Serenity - 4/5/2010
Sounds like she is blessed in many ways. Like others have said, she has you. She also apparently has relatives that will loan her money. How many people have that? God took care of her, one way or another. You didn't say anything about her health, but if she has good health that is indeed a blessing. Like someone else... More
Answered By: going postal oopsed again - 4/5/2010
The answer is so obvious. Your mother has YOU and you sound like a blessing indeed... More
Answered By: Amy - 4/5/2010
He gave her you, didn't he? She chooses to focus on the negative. Tell her to get over herself and go work in a homeless shelter where she will see people who really don't have anything.
Answered By: Truth - 4/5/2010
If my mother said that to me, I would tell her just how much that remark hurts my feelings. How could my mother think that I am not anything good. God gave me to my mother and if she thinks she never got anything good in her life she is foolish and hurtful to her children for telling them that... More
Answered By: Frankie H - 4/5/2010
She has you, isn't that something good? Suffering is an opportunity. Its not about what happens to you.... its about how you deal with it. People who have money, who have everything , often don't know that they need God. They value money and material things. People who have little, often learn how to have joy in... More
Answered By: Anika - 4/5/2010
You cant really, its a personald decision that she has to make. I know shes had it tough, but she is alive and has the liberty to enjoy it. My best friends mother y a strong and faithful Christian who died a long and painful death from cancer. She was faithful to God to the very end. All I can say is that many people... More
Answered By: David - 4/5/2010
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