Why does God allow trials? YOU SAW MY AFFLICTION I will be glad and rejoice in your love, for you saw my affliction, and knew my anguish of soul. Psalm 31:7 NIV Of all the tough questions Jesus asked—and there are many in the Gospels—is his question while hanging on the cross: “My God, my God. Why have you forsaken me?” The Apostle Paul in his writings deals with this very issue of affliction and anguish. He gives us hope that God is with us. He writes as one who is an......