Goodness of God

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What is the Euthyphro Dilemma?
1. if god commands it - evil dictator? 2. God commands what is good - separate standard of morality, lesser being?
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How does the Bible show interactive goodness?
makes demands of people and reacts to human behaviour (rewards those who follow 10 commandments)
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How does the Bible show goodness revealed to faith?
1. Job - rewarded after hardship.2. Abraham.
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How does the Bible show goodness as parental love?
1. Hosea "it was me who taught the Ephraim to walk" like helping a toddler.
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How does the Bible show goodness in righteous actions?
1. God shows righteous indignation - anger at injustice such as Jeremiah "you have rejected me...so I have stretched out my hand and destroyed you."
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How does the Bible show goodness as a covenant relationship?
1. Hosea - asks him to marry Gomer the prostitute despite infidelity like God continues to love Israelites despite them worshiping other Gods.
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How does the Bible show goodness as a good shepherd?
1. looks after us like a shepherd would look after each sheep - Psalm 23 "Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me".
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