So many "whys" in life. So much that doesn't make sense. So many wonderings about the purpose (or not) of events. So much wishing for easier understanding. So many unanswered questions.
God, why don't you answer my whys? How many times I have asked that!
Jeff McQ at Losing My Religion has explored this in an excellent post called "God doesn't have to explain Himself."
A couple of points that really resonate with me:
I think sometimes that's why God doesn't always answer right away--because we asked a question for which we had no grid to appreciate the answer, and He must first grow us to a point where we can handle the answer.And....
God doesn't seem to be in a hurry to answer those who demand an explanation, but He does seem to be willing to reveal more of Himself when He sees a heart that truly longs for Him.Not a list of "easy answers" to the "why" question... but some helpful and encouraging direction. Read the whole article here.