"For men are not cast off forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is
The mystery of suffering weighs heavy on us. We cannot help but wonder if mankind's misery accurately mirrors the nature of God. The conundrum would be simpler if evil existed on its own. But that is not the case. Good exists, and we yearn for it to prevail. A solution to the mystery is posited by the Hebrew prophets and made more credible by Jesus Christ. God is not signified by distress and pain. They are present in the world as mysterious intruders against his true temperament, which is destined to triumph--unfailing love.