Until Adam and Eve ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, how could they know that disobeying God was sinful, as they didn't understand that it was evil? Why does God hold them ...
How is it possible that a being created wholly (completely) good would choose not to be? [duplicate]
I've seen lots of exploration and answers to the nature of free will and how this gives rise to the possibility of choosing evil because choosing good is meaningless if it's the only choice to make. ...
The most common explanation I heard from Christians for the theodicy is that suffering is caused inevitably by the free will of humans. The argument is essentially that a world without suffering is ...
It is quite common for people who identify themselves as homosexual to say that God created them this way. Some way even go so far as to say it was a misfortune that they were born into: ...
God expelled Adam and Eve from the garden of Eden because Eve ate the fruit that God told her not to. And this let evil into the world. If God loves everyone, so much so that he let his son die for ...
I think most, if not all of us, agree that Jesus did not sin. However, the devil tempted Jesus, at least in the wilderness, prior to Jesus' public ministry (Matthew 4:1-11). Does this mean it would ...
Is God omniscient? lists all the passages were it is written that God is omniscient. Reading other passages, I found a few things that seemingly contradict this: In Genesis 3:8-13 God asks Adam and ...
Before anything in our world was created, God was already there. Also, there is biblical evidence for omniscience. However, did God, prior to the creation of everything, already know the events that ...
This answer says that the serpent convinced Eve to eat the apple to avoid death by saying "surely not die". Since they are described as the first people that existed, what could death mean to them?
According to If Adam and Eve were perfect, why did they choose to sin? the serpent tricked Eve into eating the apple. So either the serpent or humans sinned because of free will. But God is sovereign ...
I was tempted to answer this question about freewill and Adam and Eve but I chose not to because all I've got it conjecture and I'm not even sure if it's not borderline heresy on the matter. What I'd ...