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The first premise from the argument of evil states that an omnipotent benevolent God would prevent evil from existing The second premise then states that evil does indeed exist We are therefore to conclude that an omnipotent benevolent God does not exist The argument aims to show that God couldnt possibly exist because there is just too much evil in the world Evil which God could have control over if he so desired The idea of freewill now comes to mind It is possible that God doesnt want to control evil If he controlled evil he would then be controlling human beings God wants us to choose to live the ways in which he wants us to We therefore have a choice to try and do what is right and follow God Or on the other hand involve ourselves with evil and disobey Gods commands This is very important to God He wants good to be in our hearts freely That way He knows that we wont disobey him if given the opportunityWhy is this so important The story of the angels might make this clear Long before humans God created angels who were not given the opportunity of freewill They were made to be perfect beings in Gods eyes But one of them decided that he didnt like God having all of the power and became very greedy and wanted to overthrow God This angel was then cast out of heaven and into hell along with his followers They were not given the chance to choose God and therefore disobeyed him God didnt want to make that mistake again He therefore gave humans freewillWhy didnt God see it coming that the angels would disobey him And why couldnt he prevent this from happening in the first place This question has no easy answer Maybe its just something that humans cant fully understand It is true that God is all-knowing and
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