Note to Student: Please answer the following questions to be graded. These questions are designed to make you think. If you get stuck and cannot answer some of the questions, just leave them blank and we will fill them in for you.
Why is it illogical to suggest that God created evil?
Read Isaiah 45:7. Why does this passage not contradict question 1?
Are angels subject to time or are they outside of time? Explain
An angel wrestled with Jacob (Genesis 32:22-32). How can an angel do such a thing?
Mark 12:25 says we will become as angels. How? When?
Give an example of stories made up by man that deal with the
struggle between good and evil (movie or book).
What is meant by saying “man is a free moral agent”?
Why is it important that man be a “free moral agent”?
What would happen if God prevented bad things from ever happening to man?
Read the booklet The Problem of Human Suffering before you answer this question. For Christians, what is the main thrust of this discussion?
Please add any questions on this course of study that have not been answered so we can take care of any remaining ideas that are not clear in your mind.
The easiest way to complete these questions is to copy and paste the questions to a word processing program (Word, WordPerfect, Notepad, etc.). Once you finish answering the questions, e-mail the questions/answers to John N. Clayton as a text e-mail, NOT as an attachment or HTML format. We will not accept any e-mail containing attachments. Leave spaces between each question and answer. The answers will be graded and commented on and returned to you.
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