A Good God? A Good Government?

People sometimes ask: “How can a good God judge and punish people?

That’s like asking: “How can a good country have law enforcement, judges, and prisons?”

George Scott Railton, an early leader of The Salvation Army, wrote:  “A soul not subject to God is the plaything of the devil; utterly without freedom, it can neither rise to that which is good, nor prevent itself from falling into that which is evil . . .”

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About Steve Simms

I like to look and think outside the box. I have written two books: Mindrobics: How To Be Happy For The Rest Of Your Life and Your Sperm Won--Experiencing Your Value As A Championship Human Being. In college I encountered Jesus Christ and I have been passionate about trying to get to know Him better ever since. My wife and I lead a non-traditional church in Nashville based on open participation and Spirit-led sharing. We long to see the power and passion of the early church come to life in our time.
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2 Responses to A Good God? A Good Government?

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