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God's Work in Faith

To melt gold a goldsmith needs to stoke the furnace to over 1,000 F. However, in order to remove all the impurities and to make 24k gold the heat of the furnace is doubled to nearly 2,000 F. 583 more words

Faith

The Problem With the Problem Of Pain

The question goes something like this: “How can an all-powerful, all-knowing, all-loving God coexist with the oh-so-apparent evil in the world?” The common answer is that one of those three prongs of the triangle isn’t true. 1,149 more words

Christianity

Why doesn't God intervene to stop those who are doing evil?

One of the hardest questions that I believe there is for a Christian to answer is why God doesn’t intervene to stop evil or at least stop those who are doing evil in some way. 24 more words

Apologetics

Locked Out of Garden

Prompted by the new book by Clay Jones, Why Does God Allow Evil?, I have highlighted a couple of potential keys to addressing the “problem of evil” emphasized in his book in the article,   1,995 more words

Faith

The Problem of Pain // C.S. Lewis.

In this, one of C.S. Lewis’ earliest works after his conversion, Lewis tries his hand on the troublesome problem of pain. Taking a much more classical Christian philosophical approach, Lewis begins with Divine omnipotence and goodness–the two most challenged (and oft pitted against each other) divine attributes when dealing with the problem of pain/evil. 167 more words

Book Review

What's Wrong With the World?

Acts of violence and hatred have become so common we’ve become numb. Whether it’s another act of terrorism, a school shooting, or an incident of domestic violence, it has become far too easy to read the story and then move on with our lives. 978 more words

Because God is not efficient in revealing himself to us, He must not exist.

I recently was confronted with an objection to the existence of God that I hadn’t really heard of before. It’s taken me some time to put my thoughts together in a way that I feel like asses the objection well, but I think I’ve come up with a reasonable solution. 727 more words

Apologetics