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How do we know that God is good?

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God is good. Christians say this all the time, but what exactly does this mean? Because while they claim that God is good, Christians also have a long list of things that their “good God” wouldn’t do. When terrorists capture civilians and torture them to death, is that our good God at work? Most Christians would say no. God says yes. Clearly there’s a problem when what we say about God doesn’t line up with what He says. A lot of the trouble starts when we don’t understand how God justifies the statement “I am good.” Let’s now look at four arguments we can make to explain God’s goodness and learn why only one of them is valid. Read more of this post