Purpose in Evil

Purpose in Evil

Why hasn’t God put an end to evil? If it were on our terms, we would eliminate the cruel world leaders, murderers, thieves, natural disasters, and diseases. But God’s approach is far more radical. He moves against all actual evil and...
Purpose in Evil

The Cause of Evil

Look around you, watch a minute of the news, and you will see suffering. It is an unavoidable part of life. But where did evil come from? As we ask this question and look for answers, we’ll find that the biblical Christian worldview gives us a robust answer to the...
Purpose in Evil

Why Did God Allow Evil?

Despite the complexity of the problem of evil, there are really only three options as an answer: Evil exists; God doesn’t God exists; evil doesn’t God exists; evil exists Of these options, only the view that God exists and evil exists is robust enough to give us hope....
Purpose in Evil

Why the Innocent Suffer

Why do the innocent suffer? If God is so loving and powerful, why doesn’t He end suffering? This is one of the fundamental objections to Christianity. When people ask it, we have an opportunity to present the gospel to them. We don’t need to be afraid of objections...
Purpose in Evil

Q&A Session: August 13, 2021

Ken Boa answers questions concerning: How to invest our leisure time in the Word rather than in the world. Recommendations for devotional books. The problem of evil—specifically the difficulty of the judgment passages in Scripture. The “groanings” of the Holy Spirit...