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Topics: God's Will

Q:

Is God telling us something?


A:

We've gathered some of Billy Graham's My Answer columns on the topic of whether or not God uses unexpected events to get our attention.

We lost our home and almost everything in it to a fire a few months ago, and it has been devastating. I know the Bible says we ought to give thanks in every situation, but how can God expect us to thank Him for this? I'm not sure if we'll ever recover:
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When a country experiences a bad natural disaster, is it because God is judging them for some sin they've committed? If so, why don't other countries go through the same thing, since most of them aren't all that righteous?
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How do you know when God is trying to tell you something? I walked away from a bad car wreck a few weeks ago with only a few scratches, and I couldn't help but wonder why God spared my life. I could have been killed just as easily.
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We lost almost everything we owned in a flood a few months ago, and it has really been hard on us. I know I ought to have more faith that God is going to sort it all out, but the truth is we're depressed and almost overwhelmed. Why did God let this happen to us?
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My life has been one disaster after the other the last few years, mostly because of some dumb decisions I've made. Do you think God is trying to get my attention?
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