Essay On Why Does God Allow Evil

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God does not create everything to be perfect. If we would be perfect without sins, flaws, and problems, then there would be no God, then we would be totally equal as God, and there would be no one higher and lower than us. There would be sinners, atheist, offenders in His own creation because simply He gave us free will. God allows evil to exist because of the free will. Humans are given their God-given freedom which is the free will; it is the power to make a decision of one individual instead of taking or having God to decide what to do. The Bible describes God as holy, righteous, just, and sovereign tell us that these attributes about God meant that God is capable of preventing evil, and God desires to rid the universe of evil. So, why does God allow evil? If God has the power to prevent evil and desires to prevent evil, why does He still allow evil? God could change everyone’s personality so that they cannot sin. This would also mean that we would not have a free will. We would not be able to choose right or wrong because we would be “programmed” to only do right. If God has chosen to do this, then there would be no meaningful relationships between Him and His creation. God made Adam and Eve innocent but with the ability to choose good or evil. Because of this, they…show more content…
Next is the Ontological argument where God is the perfect being. As He is most perfect, He must have all perfections. If God lacked existence He would not be perfect, as He is perfect he must exist. The Cosmological argument is where everything that exists has a cause. However, there must at some time have been a cause prior to all other causes. This 'prime mover' or first cause is necessary to explain existence. This first cause is God. (Jones, R. (1988-2016). Philosophy and the Proof of God’s Existence. London,

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