Tag Archives: Problem of evil

God’s heart toward a broken world

How does a sovereign, all-powerful God relate to a broken fallen world filled with so much evil, suffering and sadness?
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Confused about God in a world of suffering

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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Will Heaven solve our problems?

“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

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I don’t believe in dentists

Who believes in a God these days? 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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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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All sin is evil, but is all evil is sin?

Please take some time to reflect deeply on this important subject. Continue reading

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