The creature approaches, navigating by the moon, as the prey trembles. It has a thick hairy body, feathery probes, and a long uncoiling tube. Sci-fi or horror movie? No, just another marvel from the Creator. What is it?
The problem of evil is the skeptic’s most frequently raised objection. He points to suffering in the world as “obvious proof” that a loving all-powerful God cannot exist. The “marvel from the Creator” helps answer the skeptic’s objection.
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“contending earnestly for the faith” (Jude 1:3)
“Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God performed through Him in your midst, just as you yourselves know–this Man, delivered up by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross by the hands of godless men and put Him to death. And God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power. … This Jesus God raised up again, to which we are all witnesses. … Therefore let all the house of Israel know for certain that God has made Him both Lord and Christ–this Jesus whom you crucified.”
– The Apostle Peter (Acts 2:22-24,32,36)
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