or positive energy vs. negative energy?

Sometimes a bad situation can happen to a good person.
In a situation like this I hear two responses:

  1. This is God's will, it happened for a reason, all things for a reason etc.

  2. This is the work of evil, sin, the devil, etc.

How do we know which one for different events in our lives? I really get confused.

asked 22 Jul '10, 00:25

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edited 26 Oct '11, 01:07

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what was the reason did that person start something evil and it came back to him? or did that bad thing stop on him? in the first case he as reap the darkness that he as sow and more. in the second case the darkness as attack the light and was destroy. blessed are the peace maker they shall be called sons of God.

(05 Apr '12, 22:37) white tiger

I will list more the advantages and disadvantages of each point of view including self created.

If we believe the devil created this situation, then we have power over it to rebuke it gone in Jesus name and get on with our lives. This is the advantage of believing it is an attack, we then know we can do something about it and get past it. The disadvantage is we may believe that we are powerless against the feared evil.

In believing it is God's will, well that is a pretty much game over I have no choice but to deal with this, I can't even change it until God wants me to stop suffering. That is not only a disadvantage but (pay attention to this pun) a hell of a thing to put on God's shoulders as his will for you! The advantage is believing God must have a lesson in this for us.

Now lastly if we believe it is self created then we must believe we deserve it because we created it, so now we condemn ourselves for being so stupid and why do I always do this, what is wrong with me! That is the disadvantage, the advantage is to know we can chose again a wiser choice.


answered 24 Jul '10, 16:18

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Wade Casaldi

@Wade Casaldi: Very well put.

(26 Jul '10, 16:07) Back2Basics

Thank you Back2Basics :-D

(31 Jul '10, 05:46) Wade Casaldi

I like the way you put that Wade Casaldi!

(08 Aug '10, 04:14) flowingwater

You are very welcome Back2Basics and Flowingwater. I am glad to help. :-)

(04 Apr '12, 14:52) Wade Casaldi

well put wade.

(04 Apr '12, 15:17) white tiger
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If you believe in the Law of Attraction then you know that you are creating your own reality. There is no good or evil spirit shaping your life. You are shaping your own life. if you accept this you will take more responsibility and time to create the life that you want. If you choose to believe in good vs evil then you will continue to live your life by chance not by choice and you will have little control over what happens to you.


answered 22 Jul '10, 23:03

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in truth you are the spirit made in the image of the father with free will good and evil is your choice that responsibility is on you.

(04 Apr '12, 15:22) white tiger

On many occasions, bad things (or what people would consider bad things from their point of view) happened to people, that turned out to be positive learning experiences for themselves or others. They have provided inspiration for others to overcome obstacles and make a better life for themselves.

Everything has a purpose.


answered 22 Jul '10, 16:51

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agree every thing has a purpose. ands should be used in truth and love.

(04 Apr '12, 15:19) white tiger

Sometimes people who are deeply religious from my own personal experience will say if something bad happens to you the devil done it or you deserve it. Because it seems in a way it is so easy for them to speak such bad things upon you for they see you as so sinful and they are sinless. I think they just get carry away.

Now sometimes they are right and the evil in people cause them to do evil things to other people. The demons in people make them do evil or bad things to other people.

People will say it is God's will now did God confide in you and tell you the will of that person at that particular time. No, I think not. What ever happens to you good or bad thank the Lord Jesus if it is good and pray, which is simply talk, to God and Jesus Christ and ask for his help and protection or remover of what ever it is that is bothering you or hindering you if it is bad or evil. Yes, sometimes God or Jesus does reveal thing to people about other people, I must get that said and out the way.

You must believe that God and Jesus Christ hears your prayers and will answer you and help you in all of your problems or situations. Jesus Christ said ask anything in my name and I will do it. Faith is all about our beliefs do you believe in the power of God and Jesus Christ. Do you believe they are real, love you and has all power.

What ever is going on take it to the Lord Jesus Christ in sincere prayer and ask for his help, protection and rebuking or remove of a obstacle in front of you or preventing you from accomplishing something. Ask for forgiveness of your sins and ask Jesus Christ to come into your heart and life. Also ask him to remove all evil from inside of you and around you and help you to be the person you were meant to be.


answered 08 Aug '10, 04:30

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edited 09 Aug '10, 00:04

@flowingwater: Thank you.

(09 Aug '10, 18:23) Back2Basics

well flowingwater sometime you deserve it and it is by your choice. do you think you are perfect flowingwater?If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

(26 Oct '11, 02:50) white tiger

has for God will he does not often interfere with people free will. he let you make your choice for you to grow.

(26 Oct '11, 02:59) white tiger

will also so add the over flow of the heart produce evil. Jesus said, "Grapes are not harvested from thorn trees, nor are figs gathered from thistles, for they yield no fruit. 2Good persons produce good from what they've stored up; 3 bad persons produce evil from the wickedness they've stored up in their hearts, and say evil things. 'For from the overflow of the heart they produce evil." http://www.westarinstitute.org/Polebridge/Excerpts/thomas.html

(04 Apr '12, 15:29) white tiger
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why may it not be that it is the work of neither?
what if we wanted to be here,
with desires pressing our future,
must it be external?


answered 26 Oct '11, 01:43

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God is everywhere, in us and we are in God. God is love and the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Since evil cannot exist in God, because God is good, then evil exists within the illusion that we are separate from God and separate from each other.

If we believe the illusion that we are separate, then we allow fear, disease, hate, jealousy, greed, etc... into our illusion and into our reality through our beliefs and vibration.

When we truely realize that we are all One, we will treat everyone as we would ourselves and also God. We will know that we have unlimited access to all that is good, we need only to ask.


answered 04 Apr '12, 11:40

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Fairy Princess

nothing is separated from God. God is light. only the darkness will not enter the light because it fears that is deeds will be reveal.

(04 Apr '12, 15:34) white tiger

If nothing is separate from God, then where does the darkness dwell?

(04 Apr '12, 19:01) Fairy Princess

in you of course. often people do not see it. but it is there when they are not in the truth; when they judge people, label people, do bad things to people for vengeance, jalousy, hatred and all the over flow of the heart. that is when the ego lead you. you are the light that is suppose to lead your inner darkness. think about it when some one do something to you that you do not like and you do it to someone else it is a cycle until it hit someone that does not continue it.

(04 Apr '12, 22:39) white tiger

If God is everywhere even in you, then where is the darkness? Is the darkness separate from God? I am not sure what you are saying or if you are agreeing with me or not.

(05 Apr '12, 08:12) Fairy Princess

observe your self or someone when you get mad and judge someone and are not in truth and love. the darkness is there. then the next person will do it to someone else. every one does not like to have it done to them but they do the same. they forgot to love their neighbor as them self.

(05 Apr '12, 14:23) white tiger

fairy princess, it is difficult for us at our level of development to comprehend the eternal source. it just may be that the dark void of resting energy is the out breath of infinite mind as he rests for his next undertaking. once active again the word and light come forth to vitialize all substance from which he gains more insight as they negotiate through their new reincarnation how to adjust and carry through each's heritage

(05 Apr '12, 18:24) fred
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And, "NO", that's not me introducing the video.


answered 05 Apr '12, 17:23

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