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Christmas messages from all the Christian religions

#1 User is offline   dumbcluck 

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 04:39 PM

.....which are basically that God cannot prevent the suffering of human beings through wars, starvation, and heinous lawlessness.....but.....He can make it better!
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#2 User is offline   GeorgeParsons 

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 01:44 PM

The best argument against the existence of a Christian God is the argument from evil.If God is benevolent why doesn't He act against suffering?
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Posted 29 December 2012 - 05:40 PM

and the simple answer which the Christian religions cannot possibly give is that God has no power to intervene either to prevent or make better all the so-called "evils" of the world. The next questions then are:
1) Why has S/He no power?
2) Why are the Christian religions powerless to explain?
Answer to number 1:
That is the way we are to conduct our world in what is called "free will". If God starts intervening in our lives to make things better and/or prevent those so-called "evils" in our world....then by definition we have no "free will". We have to look after ourselves.
Answer to number 2
The Christian religions cannot explain (as in number 1) above simply because this explanation will render them superfluous. People will start asking "If God has no power on us...then what is the use of the Christian religions?
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#4 User is offline   Roderick 

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

View Postdumbcluck, on 29 December 2012 - 05:40 PM, said:

and the simple answer which the Christian religions cannot possibly give is that God has no power to intervene either to prevent or make better all the so-called "evils" of the world. The next questions then are:
1) Why has S/He no power?
2) Why are the Christian religions powerless to explain?
Answer to number 1:
That is the way we are to conduct our world in what is called "free will". If God starts intervening in our lives to make things better and/or prevent those so-called "evils" in our world....then by definition we have no "free will". We have to look after ourselves.
Answer to number 2
The Christian religions cannot explain (as in number 1) above simply because this explanation will render them superfluous. People will start asking "If God has no power on us...then what is the use of the Christian religions?


I would seriously suggest that your first New Year Resolution be to study a bit of Christian Theology and Religious Philosophy.
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Posted 29 December 2012 - 10:41 PM

Hey Roderick you seem not to have understood what I said or you cannot explain it away as you issued the usual predictable answer suggesting to study up on theology. Do you think that this has somehow addressed my valid claims?
This is even those Christian spokespersons method when they are stumped on responses instead of challenging my claims which are valid ( I have had experience with them from time to time)
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