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Apologetics Resource: Responding to the Problem of Evil

Are you prepared to respond to common objections on the problem of evil?

Why does God allow evil?

Even though God made evil possible by giving us free will, it is humans that made evil actual by choosing to rebel against God.

How will Heaven mitigate our suffering on earth?

Heaven will dwarf our suffering into insignificance.

What good is the suffering I endure?

God uses suffering to teach us, refine us, and help us be more like Jesus.

What is the value of free will?

If the choice is between being a robot and being free, most, if not all, of us would opt for freedom.

Why is eternal punishment fair?

Eternal punishment is fitting for the eternally unrepentant.

Why do bad things happen to good people?

There is a difference between a good person and a person that does good things.

How might it be fair that God ordered the killing of Canaanite children?

Answer the skeptic: How might it be fair that God ordered the killing of Canaanite children? It is interesting whenever a skeptic discusses the problem of evil and the destruction of the Canaanites. Many times the skeptic will say that... Continue Reading →

Why does God let a child die? Answer to the skeptic/atheist. 

If you are a Christian, you may have been asked the question, "Why does God let a child die?" This may have come after a close friend or family member experienced the tragic loss of a loved one. Your response... Continue Reading →

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