Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Why Did God Allow the Fall?
It’s a question that puzzles new converts and terrifies Sunday school teachers. Indeed, it’s a conundrum most of us have wrestled with, and for good reason. The fall of Adam wasn’t merely the first human sin. It was an act that was calamitous for the world and the human race. Because of the fall, “All mankind . . . lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to all miseries in this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell forever” (Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q19).
Why would God permit such a tragic event, such an act of flagrant rebellion, in full knowledge of its horrific consequences? Read More
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 6:33 PM