Does God really care? Look at the trouble we see. Why does he seem so distant and disinterested?
God has a higher goal for us
Deism is the belief that says God created the world but then removed himself from its operation, like a clockmaker who creates the clock but then lets it run on its own. In other words, he is not directly involved in this world.
But it is not just deists who think this way. Sometimes even Christians believe that God
is distant or disinterested about the evil and suffering that exists in this world.
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Author: David Scharf
Volume 107, Number 09
Issue: September 2020
- Q&A: Can a Christian vote for a political candidate who supports abortion? - 2020/09/22
- Q&A: Does God really care? - 2020/08/31
- Bible study: God cares - 2020/08/31