• The God of Prosperity and Evil Media Resource by

    Isaiah 45:4-7

    God warns in Isaiah 5:20, “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil.” We would expect a good and righteous God to say things like that. But things start to get a little confusing as we read on in the book of Isaiah. In chapter forty-five, verse seven, God seems to be saying something that doesn’t appear to fit into our understanding of His good and holy character. God plainly says, “I make peace, and create evil.” What do we do with a statement like this? How can a good God create evil? Looking at this difficult saying … View Resource

  • Peace and Calamity Media Resource by

    Isaiah 45:4-7

    You may be surprised to learn that Christianity shares a fundamental view of God with Islam. Although both belief systems are diametrically opposed in many ways, both agree that there is only one God and that He is sovereign over all creation. But how we understand God’s involvement in our lives is a different subject altogether. In this message, Dr. Sproul discusses the integral part God has in every area of life including “Peace and Calamity.” View Resource

  • Characteristics of Wisdom Literature Media Resource by

    Isaiah 45:6-7

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    Isaiah 45:6-7

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  • Parallelisms Media Resource by

    Isaiah 45:7

    What do we do with passages and statements that seem contradictory or impossible to explain? What does Scripture really mean when it says that God creates evil? In this message, Dr. Sproul explains and helps us recognize the ancient Hebrew technique of writing called “Parallelism,” which is found all throughout Scripture. View Resource