why god created evil things?
June 2, 2008 7:03am CST
what is the necessary to create the evil things aswellas good thinggs.. if we create good things only in the world means,it is easy to acheive or live a holy life.. why and wat is the necessity of creatings evil things? can anyone the beleiver of god ? please explain?
2 Jun 08
Well, I guess philosophers would tell you that there is nothing called "good" and "evil" in this world. Everything just exists! Without the dark background of the night, you will never see the stars. What you call "evil" encourages you to appreciate the "good." For example, if there was no Judas, Jesus would never have been crucified and the world would have never been saved. So even Judas had a great role to play in the salvation of the world. So, "evil" is necessary for the "good" to exist. Cheers and happy mylotting
3 Jun 08
i accept your points..but judas done a good job for us.. but what about his stage whether he is in paradise or hell. I want to know judas incident is god's will or his own will... god's will means judas role is not considered as sin.. please give the correct answer
3 Jun 08
I don't think Judas went to hell. I am sure he went to heaven. In the first place, Judas was not a wicked man. He was one of Jesus' apostles. Being the treasurer of the party, he was naturally worried about money. He might have even thought that Jesus would escape. Because Judas betrayed Jesus, Jesus could die and the world could the saved. Therefore, Judas is the one of the primary causes of the salvation of mankind. How can the primary cause of salvation go to hell? Moreover, Judas repented so much, and his repentance alone shows that he is not a wicked man. He did what he did in momentary weakness, and his weakness suited the purpose of God well. So, I am sure he is with God right now. Cheers and happy mylotting
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2 Jun 08
God only created good. He then gave us free will and with that "we" created evil. There is no reason for evil to exist. By that I mean we do not need evil or adversity in order to achieve or live a holy life. I think if there was no evil in the world we would just attain a higher level of goodness.
2 Jun 08
God didnot create Evil....man because of his disobedience and because of falling into sin...broke away from GOD which became bad or evil. GOD is Good and no ways can a bad or evil thing come from what is good...a bad tree always bears bad fruit and a good tree can never bear a bad fruit..atleast this is what i think and believe...And always things got through the difficult way are always better than things got easily...you will not realise the value of something that is wiht you always when that something or someone is nto with u then only do u realise its value...so the same goes here...which is why it is difficult to be holy and lviing a life of sin n evil is always easy but its difficult to do always be good n do good even to those who harm you. I can go on n on...well i let the others respond as well...just shared what i think or feel...
18 Jun 08
I do not believe that God created evil things. Using the following analogy I hope I'll make my points clearer about it. But first I would like to ask if there is such a thing at heat? (If you said no, you should read your science textbook) If your answer is yes, please answer the next question. Is there such a thing as cold? Is the answer yes too? But I tell you that the answer is no, there isn't such a thing as cold. You can have alot of heat, mega-heat, little heat, no heat but we don't have anything called 'cold'. There is no such thing as cold; otherwise we will be able to go colder than absolute zero that is -458 F (total absence of heat). Cold is only a word to describe the absence of heat. We cannot measure cold, cold is not the opposite of heat but the absence of it. Likewise to evil, evil does not exist or at least it does not exist unto itself. Evil is simply the absence of God. God did not create evil, it is the result when man does not have God's love present in his heart.
4 Jun 08
That's the dualistic view in this world. You can't have one without the other, one is the opposite of the other. In this case, it's the concept of 'good' and 'evil'. Good is the opposite of evil. If we didn't know the concept of 'evil', I don't think we would have known the concept of 'good' as it's opposite either. And that also counts for everything else in this world. The existence of something is only realized when the opposite is discovered. Imagine if there is a world that is always dark and there's no light. The inhabitants would have no concept of 'light', and they wouldn't be aware of the 'darkness'. Only after the invention/introduction of light in this world, would the inhabitants become aware of the existence of darkness. In the same sense, if there was no evil, then God would be figuratively 'out of a job', because He can't guide us to goodness, which (in this case) would also be non-existent (in other words: there would also be no good).