God's 'track record'

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God's 'track record'

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In another thread, a poster said the following:
Does that good track record, overall include eliminating war, hunger, corruption, injustice and suffering?
It made me wonder, how would god's track record rate?

Let's look at biblically supplied highlights (not in chronical order necessarily):
God created everything :approve:
Then it made man :approve:
Then mad was tempted by satan
This would mean god made satan and allowed satan to tempt man, knowing (if god's all knowing) that man would sin :confused2:
Then god got mad and pouted like a spoiled child (editorializing a bit there but you get the jest) and made man to suffer through sin and ultimately die :confused2:
God asks a guy to sacrifice his son, which he tries but then god sends an angel to stop it :ok:
God gets upset with a city and obliterates it from the planet :blink:
God gets upset with humanity and drowns all terrestrial life (including babies, women in the middle of child birth, animals (which have NOTHING to do with man's sin) and plants) :no:
God THEN offers a sacrifice to sin as himself/son/self/son/self (the debate still lingers as to the specifics of this person)
This person lives a life to his early 30s :approve:
God allows a guy to betray himself/son/self/etc and allows history to see this guy as a traitor when, in all actuality, SOME guy had to do this in order to complete god's 'plan' :facepalm:
Then this god/man/god/man dies and raises from the dead :bigeyes: :approve:
God allows mankind's history to be told in 'the bible', even though there are Es and Os which cause confusion for the remainder of humanity :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm:

Being that humanity is IMPERFECT and god (is said to be) PERFECT, we can't legitimately judge the two with the same measurement.
So let's judge god's 'track record':
:approve: or
:confused2: or
:down:
How would YOU judge god's work?
How should god's work be judged?
Have a great, potentially godless, day!

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Re: God's 'track record'

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FaithWillDo wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:14 am As for me knowing that God loves you as much as He loves anyone else, I am 100% confident that He does because God's Word tells me so.
But we don't have God's word. All we have are the musings of ancient superstitious people. Do you really think that a being capable of creating the incredible complexity that is this universe was responsible for a clumsy book of stories that necessitated human intermediaries to jot it down for him? Even the notion that he made human beings, a few neurons brighter than their nearest simian relatives, in order to have a relationship with them is an incredible stretch. That he then got involved in countless failed interactions with them testifies to a very poor track record for a deity.
FaithWillDo wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:14 am God is not a respecter of persons and He will do has He sees fit in this world.
Unfitting for a loving deity who deserves no respect in return.
FaithWillDo wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:14 am He makes us into what we are -some are made for dishonor and some are made for honor.
What a despicable way to treat human beings. No one with any empathy or love would behave in such a manner.
FaithWillDo wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:14 am Until you receive both the Early and Latter Rain of His Spirit, you are not going to believe or understand.
Finally, the great loophole. Some of us are the special chosen ones. Believe us. The rest of you can't know because you haven't been rained on yet. Truly delusional and pathetic.
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Re: God's 'track record'

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FaithWillDo wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 11:49 am One of the reasons you hate God (even though you say you don't believe He exists) is because Satan has deceived you into believing that God is something that He is not. Our God and Creator is loving, merciful and will not stop His work until EVERYONE has been made into a child of God and has immortal life. Someday you will come out from Satan's deceptions and ask the Lord to forgive you - and of course, He will.
Nope. Your special mind-reading facility has seriously let you down. No hate for your God because he doesn't exist. Better yet, not being deceived by Satan because he doesn't exist either. One has to wonder about the alleged loving nature of a deity that allows an evil deceiver free rein to ruin the lives of the people he supposedly cares for. By his fruit you should know him. God's track record demonstrates very little in the way of love and mercy for human beings and whatever work he is supposedly doing I suggest that an office temp could probably do a better job even without the advantages of being omnipotent.
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Re: God's 'track record'

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FaithWillDo wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 12:17 pm
otseng wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 12:01 pm
FaithWillDo wrote: Thu Jan 20, 2022 11:49 am Your comment proves that you have no understanding of God or His Word. You should stop acting like you do. You are embarrassing yourself.
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