Good and evil

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Use 3 words to describe god?
Omnipotent- all powerfull,omniscient- all knowing, omnibelevolant- all good
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What is natural evil?
natural desasters such as earthquakes , volcanoes , floods and hurricanes which may harm or kill people but are not caused by human beings.
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What is moral evil?
The deeds or behaviour of people which are seen to be cruel or uncaring.
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who was tested to see how devoted he was to god?
Job
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What did Irenaeus say?
People need to suffer and needed to be able to choose between good and evil otherwise they would be like obedient robots.
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What are the sources and reasons for moral behaviour for Christians.
The bible, faith in Christ and the conscience.
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what do some Christians believe the conscience is?
The voice of god.
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What is revelation?
'unveiling'-- when something which was previously hidden becomes known.
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What does God show himself through?
The natural world, reason, a moral sense , conscience.
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What is general or natural revelation?
revelation that's made available to everyone, it's natural because it comes to us through nature.
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Who was William Paley?
He saw the design for the natural world as evidence for god as a designer.
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what is special revelation?
Is how God has chosen to reveal himself through miraculous means. This includes physical appearances of God , dreams, visions , the written word of God (bible)
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How do Christians believe that god reveals himself?
Prayer and meditation and through nature.
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