Nature of Suffering

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  • Nature of Suffering
    • Christianity
      • Free will can cause suffering. Someone may make a choice which later leads to pain or suffering
      • As a result of human sin, the 'perfect' world God created has become contaminated
      • Suffering can help ones character develop
      • Suffering can help build one's inner strength and their ability to overcome suffering
      • Jesus's death and resurrection were to bring an end to death and suffering forever.
        • Jesus took the punishment for sin and therefore opened a way to God and his forgiveness
    • Islam
      • Suffering is part of Allah's "great plan"
      • Life itself is a test


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