Fri 4 Dec, 2015 08:35 am - So I can understand you fully would you mind to clarify what you mean when you say, "Essentially it is the Sovereignty that is the issue, The king is at present allowing his subjects the... (view)
Fri 4 Dec, 2015 08:28 am - Ok let me ask a question. So as you said, Epicurus's claim was intended for doubt, and therefore it doesn't disprove anything. So you think, then, that we need to find our evidence for or... (view)
Fri 4 Dec, 2015 08:20 am - Ok so going off of your example of brushing teeth, that suffering was brought on by your own choices not to brush your teeth not by your parents. The same analogy is applicable to God. The... (view)
Thu 3 Dec, 2015 04:46 pm - Thanks for joining back in.
I think that God does use suffering to teach us and grow us, however, He doesn't just leave us on our own to fend for ourselves and just figure it out. He promises... (view)
Thu 3 Dec, 2015 03:11 pm - I want to be sure I'm understanding what you are saying correctly, so could you explain what you mean when you say:
"For God, it was a no-brainer; Jimmy had to go."
Thu 3 Dec, 2015 12:56 pm - Yes. You are exactly right. I have answered the question on the assumption that God exists because the questions asked and discussion raised hold to this assumption as well. (view)
Thu 3 Dec, 2015 08:15 am - Okay I think I see what you are saying. My response to that would be, if Epicurus is intending to question the existence of God, the questions and answers he is giving do not disprove the existence... (view)
Wed 2 Dec, 2015 10:46 pm - Epicurus gives great points. However, my response to those points would be how can mere finite beings, such as we humans, understand the reasoning and purpose of an infinite being, God? How can we... (view)
Wed 2 Dec, 2015 10:29 pm - For a lot of people a huge stumbling block hindering their belief in Christianity is how could a good God allow suffering in this world? As a student in an apologetics class, I'm looking for... (view)