In this lesson we endeavor to provide a biblical answer to this oft-asked question. The fundamental issue at hand is actually our understanding of the nature of God, and how this relates to the evil we observe around us.
The Reformers set an example for us of the need for continual reformation. In no age of Church history before Christ's return will we finally get everything perfectly right, so it is our humble duty to learn from the past and survey our current context in order to faithfully continue in needed reforms.
We read the true gospel of peace in the Word of Christ -- the message which alone can bring about peace between God and the sinner. Any other doctrine which is contrary lacks power and hope, and must be rejected.