Why does God allow birth defects?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The ultimate answer to this difficult question is that when Adam and Eve sinned (Genesis chapter 3), they brought evil, sickness, disease, and death into the world. Sin has been wreaking havoc on t...

July 01 2013 2 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini Richard Burroughs
When my wife and I married she was not a Christian. Seventeen months after we married, we had our first child. He was born with two internal defects that affected his heart. He died the next day. She never got to hold him. A few months later this was bothering her because she missed him and was hurt by it. God used our little one to bring her to Him. She is a VERY strong Christian woman now because of this. We have two very healthy children now that have grown into God fearing and loving adults.

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