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"If God knew that Satan would rebel and Adam and Eve would sin, why did He creat

  1. Jangaplanet profile image79
    Jangaplanetposted 7 years ago

    "If God knew that Satan would rebel and Adam and Eve would sin, why did He create them?"

  2. Druid Dude profile image60
    Druid Dudeposted 7 years ago

    If i knew beforehand that my children would misbehave and do wrong, would I then abort them? Got three kids and five grandkids, so I geuss that wasn't the issue. Why else would we be created. Look outside the box, and with a modern eye.

  3. ikechiawazie profile image60
    ikechiawazieposted 7 years ago

    Because he loved them an wanted to give them a chance and i also agree that he knew that Christ would redeem them.

  4. (Couly) profile image53
    (Couly)posted 7 years ago

    Maybe to create a balance between good and evil. I don't really know actually I am not a religious person.

  5. cobrien profile image77
    cobrienposted 7 years ago

    You know that your own child will not be perfect. Why would YOU create one?
    The joy of parenting.

  6. Scott_Grigg profile image43
    Scott_Griggposted 7 years ago

    I'm thinking he was bored that day and wanted to amuse himself with a pleasant diversion.

  7. PAPA-BEAR profile image60
    PAPA-BEARposted 7 years ago

    Because God did not make creatures autonomous, but gave free will, it was always a choice one created could make. So he set boundaries, those that free will would have to decide what was right and what was wrong. God did not forordain the outcome.

  8. cascoly profile image60
    cascolyposted 7 years ago

    this was answered recently for a similar question

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Whos-really-at- … dam-or-Eve

  9. profile image0
    Kirruyposted 7 years ago

    God's knowledge is nothing similar to man's knowledge and there is no such a thing as sin against God, devil or hell!

  10. wilbury4 profile image70
    wilbury4posted 7 years ago

    Mmmm.... seems like two or three mistakes by the big guy......

  11. Loafycakes profile image65
    Loafycakesposted 7 years ago

    Because he wanted to have people, but he didn't want to control them so he gave them a choice. He has a plan for everything we just don't know what it is.

  12. Mercredi profile image66
    Mercrediposted 7 years ago

    It's because He's got a terrible sense of humour. He's like the kid that lived down the street from you who used to burn bugs with a magnifying glass and then progressed from there and then his parents sent him upstate somewhere and now never talk about him.

  13. Thesource profile image79
    Thesourceposted 7 years ago

    The whole premise of your question that God is having a war with evil is wrong.
    The premise that Satan, if he exists, is bright and cunning, but yet is dumb enough to challenge or go against God's interest is also false and illogical.
    No one can challenge God. Anyone who thinks they can is definitely not bright.

    Everything, even evil needs God's approval and power to exist. God is the only power that sustains everything there is

    In order for God to experience his Supreme Godhead, he allowed evil to exist for this holy purpose.
    Without experiencing evil one cannot know or fully experience Goodness of God. This is true for man and God.
    Therefore the existence of evil is no accident. God is perfect and makes no accidents.


    In order experience his Goodness, he came up with a perfect plan which include the creation imperfect beings. And so he created both the physical and spiritual universe.
    God knew in advance before the creation of imperfect man that our early parent would chose path of knowledge or some see this as eating a fruit from the tree of knowledge.
    This was choice was given to man out of God's own free will and should not be considered as a sin as most religions originating in the Middle-East claim. Actually this choice fits well with God's perfect plan.

    You have a good question that challenges the Judea-Christian-Muslim theology. They believe that God is having a battle with evil.  Actually God has no battles. If God does not like something it will cease to exist now, in the past, and and forever.

  14. Freeway Flyer profile image90
    Freeway Flyerposted 7 years ago

    Great question. It could be broader, however. You can also ask why God would create a world in which all sorts of horrific things are possible and even inevitable. Not all suffering, after all, can be attributed to human sin. Natural disasters, disease, and other acts of God have nothing to do with human behavior.

    Personally, I don't know why anyone or anything exists. I do agree somewhat with the argument that a God who wanted a relationship with His creatures would not create obedient automatons. I don't know why, however, the world has to have viruses, earthquakes, tsunamis, mosquitoes, dung, and all sorts of other junk. I'll leave that question to the theologians.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Gods-Limitations

  15. ptosis profile image74
    ptosisposted 7 years ago

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/4828658_f260.jpg

    Is this another 'Why is There Evil in The World' question?

    If God is all things then that would include evil - yes?

    "In the beginning there was no differentiation, it was a uniform unity of the universe. A potential for evil by God was the cause of creation and not a by product of it." -

    http://relijournal.com/christianity/why … the-world/

  16. edhan profile image60
    edhanposted 7 years ago

    It is a lesson that we need to learn before we live in paradise.

    One has to be satisfied of what one's possess and one will not be seduced by Satan.

  17. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    because it's just a story. it's like why did noah live to be 700 years old, because the story teller decided to make him that age.

  18. proactrdv profile image69
    proactrdvposted 7 years ago

    I don't believe He created them in the way that the bible says and Satan is just an excuse for being bad and evil.

 
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