In response to this news article,
Why does God allow natural disasters? -- BBC
I post this:
Is God Less Glorious Because He ordained that Evil be? -- John Piper
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
He that would usurp an absolute lordship and tyranny over any people, need not put himself to the trouble and difficulty of abrogating and disannulling the laws, made to maintain the common liberty; for he may frustrate their intent, and compass his own design as well, if he can get the power and authority to interpret them as he pleases, and add to them what he pleases, and to have his interpretations and additions stand for laws; if he can rule his by his lawyers.