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Why God?

Why is God allowing this to happen to me? Doesn't God care? Doesn't God love me? Am I being punished? If you are going through a difficult period in your life – stop asking these questions.

God is your Father. When you feel sad, need help or have questions - He is the first one you should go to. Just like David we can sometimes just tell God we are angry or down. When Jesus was afraid, he prayed.

There is however a type of questioning and 'begging God' that simply doesn't help. I have been through some very difficult periods in my life. What I have learned is that feeling sorry for yourself doesn't help. Pleading, crying, begging to God in a despondent state doesn't help and it doesn't impress God.
God doesn't do pity parties. In Mark 4 the disciples was in a storm on a boat while Jesus was sleeping in the stern. They woke Him and asked:
… Master, do You not care that we are perishing? - Mark 4:38 Sound familiar? - Don't you care God? Don't…