Posted by Mars Hill Blog on 21st August 2019 in Religion & Spirituality | pain,sickness,suffering,death,hope,life,purpose,sanctification,Holy
I used to say a good stream can’t produce bad water, or a good tree cannot produce bad fruit. Yet it depends on what we mean by fruit or good stream. You see a good stream can produce grit and stone that breaks, moulds and shapes the river banks to produce its beauty and splendour. The same with fruit - is bad fruit more than what we call bad things like pain
and suffering? Is bad fruit just selfish, ungodly character. In contrast can pain
, suffering, even evil create something beautiful and can God use all these things for his Glory and our good? Can a good stream produce rocks and boulders to shape it into something beautiful. Can a good tree be pruned and...