Tag Archives: Evil in the world

The Jury has returned with a verdict…

Have you ever approached God as if he were a defendant in need of making His case to you? Continue reading

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A few of my favorite quotes

“Atheism is the most daring of all dogmas, for it is the assertion of a universal negative” (G.K. Chesterton). Continue reading

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What we must know about Satan

The great mystery of tension between the activity of Satan and the sovereignty of God is found in the trials of Job. Continue reading

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A good question about God

Question: If God is sovereign and desires that all be saved and none perish (I Timothy 2:3-4; II Peter 3:9), why didn’t God decree what He desires? Certainly a sovereign God could have decreed a world without the possibility of … Continue reading

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Unlocking the enigma of our existence

There are surprisingly few places to turn for thoughtful answers to the deeper questions about suffering, life and death. Continue reading

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The history of evil

Why is evil a consistent part of human history everywhere in the world and in every human heart? What accounts for this ugly part of our story?

What is evil? How do we name it? What is the most plausible accounting for the reality of evil as we know it? Continue reading

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