ummmm…lets think about that for half a millisecond…..no.
Bad things happen to good people, bad things happen to bad people.
The rain falls on the righteous and the unrighteous.
Indiscriminate, awful fire, killing innocents…is not how God operates.
Why did it happen? Don’t know. Why did Soveriegn God not intervene? Don’t know.
It is amazing to see how people are helping, it shows the image of God within us when we reach out in love and mercy to those who are struck down. That is God at work.
Judgement will come, at the right time, in the right way, but the posturing of some, the attempt to claim it as some moral high ground victory seems to me to have much more in common with the pharisees of Jesus day, rather than Jesus Himself. In fact its wicked.