Why does God allow wars?


Ecclesiastes 3:8

NIV - 8 A time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.

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Mini Shirley H Wife, mother, veteran in the spiritual war we all face!
Matthew 24:,6,7 - "And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet." (Nations warring)

James 4:1,2 - "Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members?" (spiritual warfare)

Man is a fallen creature. Satan is the god of this world. He hates man, and uses him to grieve God. 

But always know, God is God Almighty, now and forever.

1Corinthians 2:7 - 12. God has a great purpose. He gave us his spirit. Sadly not everyone is spiritually awake.

God Loves us and desires our company. He gave His breath and Spirit to us.

Proverbs 24:11,12 - "If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small. Rescue those who are being taken away to death; hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter. If you say, 'Behold, we did not know this,' does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who keeps watch over your soul know it, and will He not repay man according to his work?" (ESV)

Genesis 4:9, "He said, 'I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper?' "

Each day a Christian wars with satan to please God. It is a never-ending warfare. Matthew 5:16, "Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven."

Matthew 5:13, " You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt loses flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing, but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men." 

Man's inhumanity to man! A fallen state! This demands a response!

To do nothing in the face of evil is to be an accomplice.

And then, see Revelation 19:11, "Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on Him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war."

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