Why We Distrust God

Spiritual distrust arises when God fails to meet our expectations.

But what is the root of our disappointment? An uncaring God? An inept God? Or faulty expectations?

God’s promise of aid evidences his compassion. The complex functionality of nature evidences his competence.

Our distrust stems from faulty expectations, the foundation of which is an incorrect view of God, ourselves, and the underlying reason for our suffering.

This section examines the reasons why we distrust God and presents related insights about our relationship with him.