“…the real riddle of evil is not what we thought.”

walkingwithgodFrom Timothy Keller’s Walking With God Through Pain and Suffering:

When we stand back to consider the premise–that God owes us a good life–it is clearly unwarranted. If there really is an infinitely glorious God, why should the universe revolve around us rather than around him? If we look at the biblical God’s standards for our behavior–the Golden Rule, the Ten Commandments, and the Sermon on the Mount–and then consider humanity’s record against those norms, it may occur to us that the real riddle of evil is not what we thought. Perhaps the real puzzle is this: Why, in light of our behavior as a human race, does God allow so much happiness?

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