God gets blamed for everything bad but He is only good.

“However, reach out with Your hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh; he will curse You to Your face!” So the Lord said to Satan, “Behold, he is in your power, only spare his life.” Then Satan went out from the presence of the Lord and struck Job with severe boils from the sole of his foot to the top of his head. Then his wife said to him, “Do you still hold firm your integrity? Curse God and die!”” Job 2:5-7, 9 NASB2020 https://bible.com/bible/2692/job.2.5-7.NASB2020


God gets blamed for everything though He doesn’t ‘do’ everything. I suppose it is because He is Master over everything. His Name means the greatest and most powerful, none can stop Him and none can keep Him from accomplishing His will. Yet God allows men and demons to exert their will even when it harms innocent others. This is the reality we don’t like and for which we blame God for allowing. Most of the evil that we ourselves have incurred has been the result of our own poor choices or the poor choices of others. Divorces, broken relationships with children, parents or siblings, even past employers, or employees, all a result of our poor decisions and theirs. Accidents, cancer, random acts of nature negatively impacting our lives, none the result of the direct hand of God but also none stopped directly by the hand of God. This angers us. We want the sovereignty of God to keep bad from happening in our lives but we don’t want His sovereignty dictating our lives. We want His blessing without His ownership. This turns God into our servant, our Santa Claus, our sugar daddy. God doesn’t work that way. God is with us to comfort us and help us through the brokenness that is this world, ours, others, nature, and demons. In the mystery of God and how He runs the universe He makes clear that He does not do evil, neither does He have evil intent toward His creation. God loves people, He made us in His image, He became like us to save us from eternal death and suffering, but our rebellion and the rebellion against God by others, causes the world and all who dwell in it to suffer, and He allows this suffering that it might move us toward Him and the comfort He provides, both now and in the age to come. God is good, our challenge is to trust and believe that to be true then seek Him to experience personally that truth.

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