Thursday, June 08, 2006

The Problem with Evil

As some of you know I have been reading the book "Chosen by God", its taking me a while to get through it but slowly and surely I am. Here are some things that Sproul talks about and I thought I would throw it out to y'all.

Before a person can commit an act of sin he must first have a desire to perform that act. The bible tells us that evil actions flow from evil desires. But the presence of an evil desire is already sin. We sin beacuse we are sinners. We were born with a sin nature. We are fallen creatures. But Adam and Eve were not created fallen creatures. They had no sin nature. They were good creatures with a free will. Yet they chose to sin. Why?

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