by Sean Norris
There are points in our lives where we feel out of control. So who is in control if I am not? We can't know what's true. We are biased, subjective, and self-oriented.
The unique thing about a Christian God is that he comes to forgive us rather than to judge us. Forgiveness is what Jesus has won for us.
The story of Joseph is evidence that many biblical characters are far from heroes. But God uses what Joseph's brothers intended as evil for good.
How can God be good with all the suffering that exists in the world? Sean looks at the passage in Genesis where Jacob wrestles with God. Like Jacob, God can often feel more like an adversary.