We grieve. We weep. We lament. We protest. We scream in pain and anger. We cry out, “How long must this kind of thing go on?” Continue reading
How does a sovereign, all-powerful God relate to a broken fallen world filled with so much evil, suffering and sadness?
Posted in Evil in the world, God, God's control, God's Heart, God's Love, God's power, God's Will, Questioning God, Study of God, Suffering, Will of God, Wisdom
Tagged God's control in a broken world, God's Heart, Problem of evil
In our efforts to understand how God relates to the evil actions of humans (or even to His own acts of judgment), we must make some important distinctions concerning God’s will. Continue reading
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Tagged Does God care? God and evil, God's will, Problem of evil, why so much suffering in the world? Evil
“Whenever we are confronted with something utterly and dreadfully evil, appallingly wicked, or just plain tragic, we should resist the temptation that is wrapped up in the cry, ‘Where’s the sense in that?’ Continue reading
Who believes in a God these days? Continue reading
Posted in Apologetics, Atheism, Atheists, Belief, Evil in the world, God, Problem of evil, Seeking God, Theodicy
Tagged Evil, Problem of evil, Suffering, Theodicy
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
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
Posted in Alcohol addiction, Anthropology, Counseling, Creation, Death, Depravity, Devil, Evil in the world, Evil One, History, Problem of evil, Satan
Tagged Evil in the world, Problem of evil