The Problem of God and Evil

April 24, 2016

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Topic Notes

  • Welcome!
  • Introducing Dr. Clay Jones
  • Dr. Jones’ journey through the subject of evil
  • People are not good due to sin
  • We don’t take Human Evil seriously, so we don’t understand why we suffer.
  • Sad and surprising truths about genocide
  • The abortion connection
  • Bad things and bad people
  • What is the meaning of Auschwitz Enabled?
  • Evil is primarily a matter of the heart.
  • Do consequences stop ordinary people from committing evil?
  • What about the evil that happens to children?
  • Specifics vs Generalities
  • ANALOGY: The crazy cartoon world of indestructible children
  • Natural laws must work in regular ways if our actions are going to mean anything
  • Eternity is much more important than living the American Dream
  • Natural Evil – A quick look back at Katrina
  • The importance of free will
  • Too many Christians think their best life is NOW – but it’s simply not true!
  • Death is an event that happens to your life – Eternity matters!
  • Is it unfair for God to answer some prayers and not others?
  • Our children as idols
  • Building your house on a beach
  • The sum of suffering



  • What of honoring your father and mother?
  • Deuteronomy 5:16, Matthew 15:4 vs Matthew 10:35-36


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