The Lord of All the Earth Does As He Pleases

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There are some things in Scripture that, perhaps, I’ll just never fully understand. The portions quoted below are a couple of those. I’m not sure if the reason this is so difficult for me to comprehend is due to my innate sinfulness as a person or because it seems to fly in the face of my American understanding of fairness and rights as an individual. Or is it because I’ve bought into an incorrect understanding of who God is and am clueless concerning His sovereignty? This is what the Lord said through the prophet, Isaiah: “I form light and create darkness, I make well-being and create calamity. I am the Lord, who does all these things.”

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