Why us? The problem of evil.

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    by Ken Ham

     
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    Great article. I only take issue with this:

    "This is just to say that God has planned evil events for reasons which are morally commendable and good."

    I don't think God plans evil events. God is holy, and infinitely good (as the article indicates), and therefore cannot be tempted by evil, or perfomr evil deeds. It is more accurate to say that God allows evil events to occur, and then uses those evil events for morally commendable and good things afterwards.
     
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    I am not clear on it Jeff because that is a very confusing section of the piece, but I *think* he is saying that is what *some* Christians say in defense of "why"....
     

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