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Re: One question you would ask God.
« Reply #45 on: April 01, 2011, 10:58:02 AM »
"Did you create a navel for Adam?"
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
Leviticus 19:34

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Re: One question you would ask God.
« Reply #46 on: April 01, 2011, 12:06:03 PM »
How can you allow all of the suffering on this planet to go on without intervening (ie a child dying of starvation every five seconds, plagues, natural disasters, AIDS, child pornography, human exploitation and slavery, malaria, diabetes, etc etc etc)?


how can we appreciate the gift offered to us if we have no frame of reference for the opposite? simply telling us is not enough for mortal man, we need to see and feel to understand.
Are you content with just being an intelligent hairless ape that just cannot resist the primitive urge to fling poo at people passing by,  just like a monkey in the zoo ?

Do you stay in the field and do the work that you accepted, or do you continuously run back into town and give people black eyes, or maybe push them down the stairs, because they don't do what you do ?

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Re: One question you would ask God.
« Reply #47 on: April 01, 2011, 12:07:24 PM »
How can you allow all of the suffering on this planet to go on without intervening (ie a child dying of starvation every five seconds, plagues, natural disasters, AIDS, child pornography, human exploitation and slavery, malaria, diabetes, etc etc etc)?


I don't think that you would need to ask that question as St. Paul has already given us the answer in 1 Corinthians 13, verse 12:  "For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known."

 Great reply!  But, as you can see, the Devil's influence is still strong; even among us Christians.  Lord, have mercy!
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Re: One question you would ask God.
« Reply #48 on: April 01, 2011, 05:46:22 PM »
How can you allow all of the suffering on this planet to go on without intervening (ie a child dying of starvation every five seconds, plagues, natural disasters, AIDS, child pornography, human exploitation and slavery, malaria, diabetes, etc etc etc)?


Ditto for me as well!

With an additional question; you exist, so why all the subterfuge to make it look like you don't?

That's easy, he humbled Himself so that we could be free and choose His love freely.
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Re: One question you would ask God.
« Reply #49 on: April 04, 2011, 05:12:32 AM »
I would like to change my question. My new one is: Dear God, why did you create a serpent that talks? Didn't you know what would happen?  8)