Create a 3 page essay paper that discusses Class blog.
Based on the creation story, God created the heavens and the earth and all that is within the two spheres. According to God, all that was created was good in His eyes and would be good in the eyes of the creatures. To man, power was given over all other creatures, an indicator that man would find it easy to resolve his problems, using availed resources. The environment however changed and man became his own enemy. The fall of man that led to God’s pronounced punishment was the beginning before man turned against man as was in the case of Cain and Abel. Israelites also experienced humiliation in Egypt while they believed that they serve a good and powerful God. The troubles have persisted to the current age in which racial conflicts and discrimination exist and class disparity is the norm. The poor struggle to meet their needs while the rich live in surplus. Gender based violence, in domestic and other social set ups, is also a norm and victims may wonder what happened to the good world that God created and why God can allow sufferings to occur. Terminal diseases, some of them subjecting patients to extreme levels of pain, are other contemporary experiences that identifies with the conflict of good world that God created, God’s attributes, and people’s experience of suffering.
Understanding the problem of evil explains the conflict and its solution could be a relief. One of the attributes of God is omniscience and means that Knows and understand everything. This means that God is informed of the sufferings that people undergo and ability to resolve them would eliminate the problems. Complementary to God’s omniscience is the concept that He is omnipresent and this means that He is always available when the sufferings happen. Action into preventing sufferings would therefore establish God’s power that