Unanswered Prayers / Evil and Suffering

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  • Created on: 14-05-12 18:16

How might unanswered prayers lead people not to believe in God?

  • If people don't feel God's presense when praying, they may think he doesn't exist.
  • If prayers aren't answered, people may think there is no God to answer them.
  • They may also think God does not care about them, so they lose faith in him.
  • They may think there is little point praying to God if he does not answer the prayers.

How do Christians respond to unanswered prayers?

  • If you pray for something selfish, your prayer will not be answered.
  • God may not answer your prayers in the way you expect - he will give you what you need, not what you want.
  • They believe God is


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