Continued from What about evil and suffering
No matter how many times you read the bible, the Bible never gives us an explanation to the origins of evil. Evil is introduced to us through the snake. There is no explanation as to where it came from or what its motivation was to tempt and seduce man. The bible compels us to accept the mystery of evil, but at the same time we are told to resist and reject evil.
Our concept of evil reveals itself as both a moral and natural one. Moral evil is caused by our on perpetration while natural evil is outside of our control.
By “moral” evil is meant the suffering and pain that we find in the world standing in some relation to the wickedness of human beings, directly or indirectly. To this we need to link spiritual evil and explore what the Bible has…
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