Question: If God created us, why didn’t he make us stronger, better, less susceptible to weakness and evil?
Answer (in the form of a question lol): If we can’t be tempted, how can we choose? If everything is easy, is that really a choice?
I think it’s beautiful to be weak. To struggle. To choose good, even though it’s hard. To fight the good fight of faith (1 Timothy 6:12). Even to fall. Because there is grace.
Question: If God created us, why did He have to save us?
Answer (maybe): God gave us a choice so that we may love Him freely and honor Him of our own choosing. Come to Him with freedom. Love Him because we want to. He knew that to give us choice, He would have to make us fragile. Capable of falling. But He gave us Christ because:
1. He loved us
2. He knew we would need help
So. We can stand on Christ alone if we fall. That’s gorgeous.
We are fragile. We are weak. We are beautiful.
We are wonderfully and fearfully made.
We are free. We are loved. We are saved.
Thoughts? Opinions? Insight?