18 Burning Questions People want to Ask God

SharePinEmailAs human beings, we are naturally inquisitive. As a result, we have many life questions that we’d love to get the answer to. As God is seen as a divine being who created the world, we often wonder what his response would be to some of those questions. Where Do We Go When We Die?…

As human beings, we are naturally inquisitive. As a result, we have many life questions that we’d love to get the answer to. As God is seen as a divine being who created the world, we often wonder what his response would be to some of those questions.

Where Do We Go When We Die?

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The concept of death and the afterlife has enthralled people for centuries, partly because we have no way of knowing what happens after we die. While some individuals have had near-death experiences, during which they see something beyond the grave, we still have no solid evidence for what occurs.

Why Does Suffering Exist?

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Suffering seems like a natural part of life, but many people who think it is unfair want to ask God why it exists in the first place. While wise men in every tradition tell us that suffering brings clarity or illumination, we still don’t have a concrete answer for why we need to go through difficult times.

Why Do Decent People Suffer?

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For many people, it would seem just if only bad people were to suffer. However, when bad things happen to good people we want to know why, particularly if it appears that they have done nothing to warrant that treatment.

What is the True Meaning of Life?

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Today, many individuals believe that God had an intelligent purpose in creating humankind and that this intelligent purpose is the ‘meaning of life’. Yet they are left in the dark about what this means as many people still question if they are living according to God’s purpose.

Does Karma Exist?

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Karma is the notion that you will receive back the same treatment that you have given out to others throughout your life. While this may seem plausible and neat, there are still those who suffer in life that have only ever been kind to others.

Does Praying Work?

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Many religious individuals take part in prayer to ask God for favors or to beg for His help in some way. As many people’s prayers go unanswered, they often wonder if it prayer even works. For some, prayer is more about developing our relationship with God than it is about being rewarded by him with answers.

Why Is Evil in the World?

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Religious people know all too well the story of how evil was let into the world when Eve bit into the fruit. However, many people still question why evil still exists in a world created by God.

How Should We Live Our Lives?

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Biblical teachings have been instrumental in giving people a guide for living. However, there is still some uncertainty about how we should conduct ourselves. As the Bible can be quite vague at times, it appears that we must also be reliant on our moral compass to guide us through life.

Are We The Only Beings in the Universe?

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For years, people have played with the idea of extraterrestrial life, but we still haven’t concluded whether such life exists. If we could come face to face with God, He could clear up whether or not we are the only beings in the universe or if we unknowingly co-exist with other entities.

Why Do Natural Disasters Occur?

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Some view natural disasters as an expression of God’s wrath while other people simply feel that they are random events and can be scientifically explained. Many people would love to ask God about his involvement in natural disasters but the reality could be that they happen despite humans, not because of them.

Do Miracles Happen?

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We are exposed to miracles through scripture and historical texts, but we are still unsure about how credible these are. If we were to ask God about the true nature of miracles, we could determine whether they happened.

Why Don’t We Have Just One Religion?

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It seems logical that we would have just one religion if we were all human beings and there is one God. However, the modern world has many different faiths, urging us to wonder why. God would be able to clarify if he intended for there to be different religious denominations.

What is the Purpose of Divine Justice?

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Divine justice exists in major religions, but we are still perplexed about why, particularly when we are confronted with stories and parables chronicling God’s justice.

Are There Ways To Contact the Divine?

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Experimentation with connecting to the divine is rife in the modern world. This can take the form of prayer, meditation, or rituals which heighten our chances of reaching out to the divine.

Why Does God Permit Free Will?

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Free will exists in our lives, but we don’t understand why. We would love to ask God if there is a reason for free will as it seems that we would all be better off without it. Some feel that removing free will could wreak havoc on our sense of moral and legal responsibility.

What Is the Nature of God?

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Over the years God has been represented differently according to various religious texts. If we were to have an intimate conversation with God, we would be able to decipher his true nature, away from the influence of external factors. 

Is There a Plan for Humanity?

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Humanity has always strived to understand the purpose of life, toying with ideas such as predestination. We often wonder if there is a plan for us both on earth and after we die, and turn to God to get answers on these matters. 

Do Pets Go to Heaven?

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Dying and death are concepts that we will never truly understand. While many people believe that they will go to heaven when they die, they wonder if they will be able to meet their furry friends there.

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