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In times like this many people.
-- to their -- to try to get them through some of these most incredible challenging times and this is a time when some people wonder.
What does this mean some people feel that.
In some some circumstances where is god.
Others say god is always wind -- joining a thousand thoughts and all this about the pain and suffering.
That people are going through that Lauren Green here who has.
Here to share her thoughts and and interviews with people who are trying to put some type of explanation on to something that's so hard to exact -- put an explanation to -- story I notice -- remember that tornadoes don't discriminate right at the twister that tore.
Through Oklahoma with an equal opportunity disaster.
Affecting both religious and people without pay or higher -- but yet been able survivors talk about turning to god -- been praying for help.
The movie theater marquee in Moore Oklahoma it was displaying as sentiment felt by many.
-- -- please -- and tragedies like this can cause many people lose their baby don't understand why a loving god would weeks such Havoc.
But for others -- -- -- strengthen believing that the guy who brought up a storm.
Would also bring them through it I think it was.
If you really going.
And another start seeing small holes and insulation falling on me.
Accuracy of this world.
Those tornadoes that -- I was asking god to spare me.
And then he did he sell -- for seeing through another day.
Relief efforts and supplies and manpower all of that is pouring in from all parts of the country.
Many of of religious organizations but but some not.
And at times like this you know what we're seeing -- -- compassion to has no boundaries take a listen.
There are places of hope.
All -- -- -- in -- happening right here in Oklahoma City right now.
Whether triggering crawls -- our faith organizations are government.
Places of -- are happening for people.
You know the Oklahoman newspaper everyday has a daily prayer and yet today's daily prayer was with truly open hearts dear lord we can see your presence where we least expected -- In Oklahoma is really very religious stated that more than half are actually evangelical Christians but a third nearly a third.
Are either -- Protestants war of Catholic.
Very religious state and you can see how that.
Part of a community copes with the community really affects them when they when there's -- kind of disaster parents pulls.
And through and can really -- -- -- reminded of that book that was written quite a while back when bad things happen to good people trying to put some explanation as to why god.
Allows these kinds of things to happen -- people trying to come to terms with their faith and understand -- This cataclysmic.
Advance -- spirituality exactly -- most people every dealer let's talk I don't care that the Jewish person can do about it Chris Webber Wright they all say the thing with the stories people's faith based payments suffered -- do not understand it.
In the context of their life -- -- -- the loving god why would he bring pain and suffering.
And these are deep theological questions that you have answers but once we really can't get to -- a bit -- -- but I write this really goes along with the narrative of what -- what was about.
Pain and suffering as part of our condition as human beings and so -- god.
Who is there in that pain and suffering is the only thing that many Christians and many religious people say you concern to people say I can't believe in god.
Because of the pain and suffering of people would leave it up there while.
I cannot not believe in god because that's my only hope -- pain -- exactly -- There might not unexpected going to be a number of memorial services and church services there just for people to come together and find at a center.
To organize so that they can come together face -- -- Memorial Day weekend this that we can probably think a lot of church services.
-- directed at that every church service in the Oklahoma area but there was a memorial service last night in Norman Oklahoma as well.
There have been several.
Church pastors talking about what they lost what they -- you know one pastor talked about how he was searching for his son he found is not a -- The -- that the kids that were in the tornado but -- you possible sanctions.
There are miracles of course in these stories in something that's what inspires all of us when we witnessed such devastation.
And at the same time but there are people who are going to say well.
This again points to the fact that.
I don't have a need to believe because as you -- earlier -- -- god would not allow this to have to concede that that that brings up the point how do you know that right about what.
Evidence do you have that says if god were real he wouldn't allow that that's -- -- that the doctrine in itself and one that you would have to prove.
Where is it that says if there's a god he would give us and careful with the -- of its existence and I think this is that the one of the most people face and intellectually.
-- have and any kind of intellectual integrity got to face that question.
Where is gone.
Where does that say that it good there is a god that he would have -- -- empirical proof of his existence that we could prove with some thoughts scientific experiment.
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