Ask a Pastor Column
February 17, 2022
Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions
Q: If God is sovereign, he could have chosen to let history play out in any way He wanted; why did he allow the human race to get into such a mess and then die to save it? What was the point?
A: Christian thinkers have fairly consistently held the perspective that God’s fundamental purpose in creating the universe was self-expression. Like many human artists, God wanted to express Himself and reveal His character and nature through His works. God’s work in Creation reveals His power and authority (Romans 1:20), His skill and wisdom (Psalm...