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God is responsible for all the evil in the world(2) - By Femi Aribisala Jesus’ disciples asked him about a man blind from birth: “who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” (John 9:2). They assum-ed evil is always caused by sin.  However, Jesus says different.  He says God creates evil for his own purposes: “Neither has this man nor his parents sinned, but that the works of God might be revealed in him.” (John 9:3). Jesus reiterates this when he was told Lazarus was sick: “This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified thr-ough it.” (John 11:4). Continue reading God is responsible for all the evil in the world(2) at Vanguard News.