No greater compliment could have been paid to man than to have been created in the very image of god (gen 1:26-27) a part of that “creation package” was the gift of personal volition, that is, the ability to make moral choices there are only two logical possibilities — one might be created with “free will,” or without “free will. 1 god displays his power when our understanding is weak throughout the bible, god displays his power among weakness one of the accounts occurs when jesus healed the blind man in john chapter 9. God did not create evil evil is the result of what happens when man does not have god's love present in his heart it's like the cold that comes when there is no heat, or the darkness that comes when there is no light. I want, if god wills, to show to the sinfully weak ones that their condition is not proper at all, and that it is the work of faith to lift us right out of it not to help us in our evil weakness, but to deliver us out of it and to make us strong, reversing our present condition by enabling us to be mighty in the work of god.
By morgen kriedemann why did god say he was sorry that he had created man in genesis 6 does god make mistakes—was he saying that he is not perfect. And god saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good (genesis 1:31) the message of genesis is not confusing the repetitive information throughout the rest of scripture is consistent the universe was created by an omnipotent, omniscient, and transcendent being the words of scripture insist that god’s work was recent. Augustine harshly criticizes this view for its arrogance--wickedness is attributed to a weakness in god rather than a weakness in human will augustine now replies to the manichean challenge on evil with a neoplatonic view: evil has no existence of its own, but is entirely a product of the contrast between greater and lesser goods all of creation is part of a perfect whole in god.
God repented that he had made man but we never find him repent that he redeemed man god resolves to destroy man: the original word is very striking, 'i will wipe off man from the earth,' as dirt or filth is wiped off from a place which should be clean, and is thrown to the dunghill, the proper place for it god speaks of man as his own. If evil comes from lucifer and from human failings and from temptations, then how could the all loving and merciful god punish those whom the god knew in advance were created by that god with those weaknesses and knowing in advance that they would fail. So god created man in his own image, in the image of god created he him male and female created he them and god blessed them, and god said unto them, be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish [fill] the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon. Isn't it possible that god could have created man immutable in his goodness, yet still have the opportunity to freely choose in other areas won't man have immutable goodness in heaven and will he not also have freedom to choose among certain options why not here on earth couldn't god construct man's nature such that evil. Evil quotes from brainyquote, an extensive collection of quotations by famous authors, celebrities, and newsmakers.
“the world is a goddamned evil place, the strong prey on the weak, the rich on the poor i’ve given up hope that there is a god that will save us all how am i supposed to believe that there’s a heaven and a hell when all i see now is hell. Since all that god made is good, even those things which appear evil only appear that way because of a limited context or perspective when viewed as a whole, that which appears to be evil ultimately contributes to the greater good. God is always near paul said in acts 17:26-27, and he has made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined their preappointed times and the boundaries of their habitation, so that they should seek the lord, in the hope that they might grope for him and find him, though he is not far from. Evil is very real and present in the world the bible tells us that we are all born with sin, and that even some of god's people are wolves in sheep's clothing however, even as sinners we are still giving a conscience that helps us not give into evil urges feelings of shame and guilt are right emotions that guide us these bible verses about evil will. My theme tonight is the encouraging statement in that prophecy that “out of weakness, he shall be made strong” how can “weakness” lead to strength how did that happen for joseph smith what does this mean for us today.
100 bible verses about the weakness of satan by faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of god, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible by faith abel offered to god a more acceptable sacrifice than cain, through which he was commended as righteous, god commending him by. Of course, the greatest example of god using evil for good is the death of christ evil people brought him to the cross, but god used that cross as the means to save the world but then we must ask, if this is true, are we working against god by working against evil and suffering no, we are not god says he does not want us to sin and. Can good be the cause of evil is the supreme good, god, the cause of evil is there any supreme evil, which is the first cause of all evils. God created evil when god created satan, the originator of sin, in order that he should introduce sin into his fair creation, he decided to suffer all that this would bring about we have the tendency to believe that god only permitted evil, but it is only scriptural to say, that he created it this act was the grandest, most sublime deed that.
However, evil is not really a created thing you can't see, touch, feel, smell or hear evil it is not one of the fundamental forces of physics, nor does it consist of matter, energy, or the spatial dimensions of the universe still, skeptics like to claim that god created evil and cite the bible to prove their point. If god’s creation was “very good,” how could evil arise by paul copan. Weakness, spiritual most relevant verses 2 corinthians 12:5-10 so that he may nullify the things that are, so that no man may boast before god 1 corinthians 2:2-5 for i determined to know nothing among you except jesus christ, and him crucified i was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling, and my message and my. The bible reveals the moral problem is related to: (1) the fall of satan and his angels into sin (2) satan’s characterization as the slandering adversary of god (3) god’s purpose for man to rule on the earth with the loss of that rule through man’s temptation and fall into sin and (4) man’s redemption and the recovery of that rule through the sinless.
Because of the fall, human history reflects a continuing effort by men to substitute man-made law for god’s law the christian worldview asserts that when god’s laws are obeyed, men and societies thrive the christian concept of human rights involves the biblical doctrine of man’s creation in the image of god these rights, which carry. The words “and man was created weak” highlight and explain the reason why the rulings were made easy, show the advantage of this religion and system of law, and indicate that it is the religion which is most suited to people in every time and place hence the rules and regulations in previously-revealed religious texts paid attention to one.