Age Old Question
We have all asked the question “Why me?”. Why did a loved one have to die, why do we struggle with our health, why is our job so hard… the list goes on.
I had a “Why me?” moment the other day. I realized it doesn’t really matter what the issue was, the actual problem was that I was frustrated that God would continue to allow some things to happen in my life, things I am so tired of. It just didn’t seem fair.
Where did our definition of “fair” come from? From comparing our lives to others we deem more ideal? Maybe we think we deserve better…
If Life Were Fair…
If life were fair, I wouldn’t be here. Fair would be me paying for my own sins; I would deserve the suffering I’m feeling. Our loving God did not settle for being “fair” as far as we are concerned. God decided to show the ultimate love toward us, by sending His very son to die for our sins. And then His Son conquered death and sin by rising from the grave! Now, if we put our faith in Jesus as our Savior, our souls get to live forever with Him when our bodies pass away.
Even Jesus had a “Why me?” moment: