Good and Evil

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why did God give us free will?
so we could make our own choices, else we would be like robots and we would have no faith
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what do people believe about the devil and evil?
the devil makes us do evil, the devil does not exist people just choose to be evil
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story about Jesus and Satan in the bible
Satan temps Jesus into the wilderness for 40 days
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what is 'The Fall'?
when Eve was tempted by the snake and picked fruit from the forbidden tree and introduced original sin and were driven out
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what do the RC believe about original sin?
born with a lack of holiness, different from actual sin
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define redemption
Jesus died on the cross and saved humanity from the consequences of sin
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how can sin be washed away?
baptism or confessing to a priest
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what is the problem of evil?
if God is omniscient and omnibenevolent and omnipotent, how can he allow evil?
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what is moral evil?
when suffering is bought about by the cruel actions of people
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what is natural evil?
caused by the world but could have been caused by humans or the devil
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what is the response to the problem of evil?
how can a good God let this happen? God has a greater plan that humans cannot comprehend
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a good God would not allow evil and suffering so...
God does not exist, God is not omnipotent or omniscient, God is responsible from everything including evil
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define evil
the lack of good
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the story of Job in the Bible
Job was tested to show faith- lost his wife, children, animals, wealth, health but not his faith so was rewarded
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how do you cope with problems of evil and suffering?
just say that we cannot understand Gods purpose or see the whole picture
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how does God answer prayer?
in a way that is best for them, sometimes not what we are hoping for
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example of faith taking away suffering?
Jesus making blind man see, Jesus healing the paralytic, miracles
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Jesus suffered as-well so...
suffering must be worthwhile
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what are the 3 main reasons for moral behaviour?
Bible, faith in Christ (use his life as a model) , conscience (voice of God)
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