Millions of Christians find that their religion gives their lives purpose and meaning. However, many people find the realities of suffering in the world to be a stumbling block when it comes to their faith. People suffer from a myriad things: starvation, poverty, illness, and war, just to name a few. Some people wonder why God allows such things to happen. The study of this question is called theodicy.
Learning more about the Christian view on suffering in the world can help you strengthen your faith.