This is a very enlightening post. Very well thought out. Very well written.

A Thoughtful Christian

A while back, I came across a tremendously distressing story:

A mother and father who prayed instead of seeking medical help as their daughter died have lost an appeal against their convictions for homicide.

The decision marks the first time a Wisconsin court has addressed criminal culpability in a prayer-treatment case where a child died.

The court ruled 6-1 that the state’s immunity provisions for prayer-treatment parents protect them from child abuse charges but nothing else, opening the door to a host of other counts.  (Praying Parents Who Let Child Die Lose Appeal)

When I read this article, I assume that these parents loved their daughter very dearly and earnestly believe in the Lord Jesus Christ.  Why then would God allow their daughter to die?  As any parent will surely attest, no person could have greater faith than the person who prays to the Lord for healing for…

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