If God, Then Why Evil?

A common objection to the existence of God is the existence of evil. The basic argument is that if God is good and all powerful, then why does evil exist? So, either God is not who He says He is or (as many atheists claim) He doesn’t exist! To put it simply, the existence of evil (and its fruit, suffering) negates the existence of God. I won’t go into the logical and probability defenses of how there can indeed be evil and God at the same time (I will post clips about those topics at the end of the blog) but I will share a couple points I came up with during times of deep reflection and seeking God on the subject. There is a story (possibly apocryphal) that a British newspaper, The Times, asked the question, What’s Wrong With The World Today? to many famous authors over a century…

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Moses’ Disappointment

Have you ever thought that God had placed you in a certain position, ministry, office – fill in the blank – to fulfill something he wanted you to do, only…

Revision to the Blog

Resurrection Day has passed, an appropriate reminder to update the Words From A Broken Vessel blog; time to give it’s own resurrection, if you will. I’ve been taking serious stock of…