Why did an omniscient God create humankind knowing that people, in every generation, would reject him?
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"Why would an omniscient God create humankind knowing that people, in every generation, would reject him?" The reader's question probably resonates with many Christians. One of Christianity Today's executive editors, Timothy George, raises several related questions: Does knowing people's destiny mean that God planned their destiny? Or was it fair to create them knowing they would only reject him? In this study, we'll explore the issue from Old Testament and New Testament perspectives.
Table of Contents
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
Teaching point one: God invites everyone to come to trust in him and be saved from eternal condemnation.
Teaching point two: The choice is up to God and us.
Teaching point three: Jesus is the key.
Apply Your Findings
HANDOUT FOR FURTHER STUDY
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
Has God Played Fair?, by Timothy George (November 12, 2001)
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