RE: appearance of age and the goodness of God

From: Stephen J. Krogh (panterragroup@mindspring.com)
Date: Sat Mar 29 2003 - 17:15:20 EST

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    > From: asa-owner@lists.calvin.edu [mailto:asa-owner@lists.calvin.edu]On
    > Behalf Of igevolution@earthlink.net
    > Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 11:58 AM
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    > Subject: appearance of age and the goodness of God
    >
    >
    > God is good by nature, and whatever he does, if he does it,
    > is good. God is incapable of evil actions. When God does
    > something in our lives or in the world that we might think of as
    > wrong, evil, or bad, we are in error. God is unable to act in
    > this way. If we think that he has, we must remember that he is
    > the standard of rightness and holiness. We are flawed. Whatever
    > he does, it is, because of his nature, perfect and right.
    > Therefore, if God did create with an appearance of age, that
    > action is not deceptive or wrong, as it is an action of the
    > perfectly righteous God. Even if it is deceptive, that deception
    > is not wrong; it is righteous.
    >
    > What are your thoughts?

    Is this "righteous deception" character of God one that we should not
    emulate?
    Don't do as I do, just do as I say.

    Stephen J. Krogh, P.G.
    The PanTerra Group
    http://panterragroup.home.mindspring.com

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