Ahh yes! Two of my favorite poster's to debate the great arguments of our time's. I classify myself as a spiritual atheist. I recognize the inherent need for man to either continually search for a higher power or to question it.
If you believe in God I only have this question...Why does he fail so badly when it comes to sentient creatures? If there is a god I will grant that he did a marvelous job on the Universe and its ever expanding solar systems. But, why does he fail so miserably when it comes to sentient creation? His first failure was with the angels. Than he fails with mankind. What type of flaw exist in him that the sentient creatures he creates have a tendancy to revolt from his rule?
This was a response I made a few months ago. http://www.jehovahs-witness.com/12/152196/1.ashx Thing is the bible clearly does represent God as suffering from some sort of multiple personality disorder. Please dont get it twisted. I respect everyones desire to believe whatever they want to. I enjoy earnest discussion about such differences of opinion. The thing is, it is a simple question. If God really did love the world so much and care for mankind so much, he could have long ago removed the problems that plague mankind (namely satan.) Justice demands that soon as reasonably possible, an instigator or source of evil and corruption needs to be dealt with. Real One wrote
God does love the world. He created it. The purpose of mankind is to wonce you realize you need him and he does not need you you are well on your way. we live to do his will not our own. I look at Satan again and continue to wonder why he fell. orship God. Jehovah God. No other god. When God asks us to do something he expects us to obey him.OBEY, this is becoming my favorite word to use in connection to God. ...once you realize you need him and he does not need you you are well on your way. we live to do his will not our own. I look at Satan again and continue to wonder why he fell.
Like I said above it was not just satan. A third of the heavens is said to have resented gods leadership and abandoned him. This isn't a third of ten or a hundred angels, This is a third of myriads times myriads of angels.