To begin with, God never created anyone ugly or unattractive. There are many reasons why you look the way you do. It might be because of infirmities such as polio, demonic oppression, or genetic issues in your bloodline. The Bible declares in Genesis that God saw that what He had created was good and so, He rested from His work on the seventh day.

Why did God make me unattractive and ugly
Why did God make me unattractive and ugly?

From this verse, we understand that what God does is perfect and He is not the author of evil or ugliness in the universe. There is a lot of suffering in the world because of its fallen state. Most people are crippled physically, mentally, and spiritually because of the sinful nature in the universe. God is not responsible for any of our deformities.

What hope does the Bible offer because of the ugliness in this world?

In Romans chapter 8:18-21, the Bible declares that “I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits in eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God; for the creation was subjected to futility, not of its own will but by the will of Him who subjected it in hope.”

From this, we learn that as a consequence of the fall of man, the entire creation was subjected to the law of death and decay. This is what is responsible for all the ugliness you observe around you, in humans, animals, and the entire universe. There is a principle of decay at work as a result of one man’s disobedience. Think of the many diseases that cripple humanity and render them ineffective.

However, that’s not the end of the matter. The next verse declares that despite the creation being subjected to futility, He who did so, subjected it in hope. Why in hope? The next verse declares, “because the creation itself will be set free from its bondage of decay and obtain the glorious liberty of the children of God.”

Christ came to restore that freedom and redeem us from this decay. Hence, giving us a sure hope of restoration, in this world and the one to come. But more so, the one to come. The Bible says in verses 22-23, that “we know that the whole creation has been groaning in travail together until now; and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of The Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait for adoption of sons, the redemption of our bodies.”

From this, we know that not only creation but also the sons of light (you and I) await with eagerness for the redemption of our bodies from their fallen state. It may not happen in this present world, but be sure in the millennium reign with Christ, our bodies will receive redemption and the mortal shall put on immortality. There will be no more pain or ugliness as we shall be like Him when we behold Him (Christ).

This is why Paul says in verse 18 that the present sufferings are not worth compared to the glory that is to be revealed to us through Christ Jesus.

What can separate us from Christ?

Despite the brokenness, ugliness, and pain in this present world, is there anything that is worth separating us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, distress, persecution, lack, nakedness, peril, death, ugliness, diseases, relationship, failed marriages, or deformities? None of these. Why? Because we are more than conquerors through Christ Jesus. These things are temporal, but our joy in Christ is infinite and eternal.

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