ANSWER TO QUESTION 128 3/21/21

128. Is the believer, as a child of God and a citizen of his heavenly kingdom, exempt from the troubles and ills common to man?

ANS: No. The believer, although a child of God and a citizen of his heavenly kingdom, is yet subject to the troubles and ills common to man.

SEE: John 16:33; Rom 8:35-36; Phil 1:27; Phil 1:29-30; 2 Tim 3:12; Job 14:1; Ps 103:1-5; Matt 5:10-13, 43-48; 13:21; Mark 10:30; John 3:3, 5; 15:20; Acts 8:1-4; 14:22; Rom 5:3-5; 14:17; 2 Cor 12:10; Eph 3:13; 6:10-18; Phil 3:20-21; 2 Thess 1:4; 1 Tim 1:18-18; 2 Tim 3:11