Have you ever heard the argument that either God wanted Adam to fail or God gave him an impossible task to perform? Some would claim God foreknew Adam’s failure, so Adam had to fail, because, if God foreknows anything, what he foreknows must come to pass. Some have even gone so far as to say eating of the forbidden fruit was a good thing! They argue that God concluded it was a natural progression of man to desire to know for himself—to experiment, if you will, and decide what is or is not good for him. Is any of this true? Read the rest of this entry »
Daily Archives: August 19, 2009
Was the Crucifixion necessary or was it sort of bad luck? Who decided Jesus had to die and when? Did God decide to have his Son killed, and, if so, wasn’t this malicious?
As a Christian I see that God is not malicious. What could possibly be malicious in God becoming man and being crucified in order that we might have eternal life? The problem is some unbelievers see the idea of the crucifixion in precisely that scenario. Why should God killing off his Son be necessary? This whole scheme is god’s work: sin, death, sacrifice, redemption the whole spectrum of the Biblical account. Why set it up like this? Read the rest of this entry »