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Describe what followers of the religion which you are studying may believe about the power of good and the power of evil

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AO1: Describe what followers of the religion which you are studying may believe about the power of good and the power of evil OLD TESTAMENT POWER OF GOOD In Genesis the power of good is God. There is a lot of good in Gods newly created Earth. We know this for after God created every part of the world, such as the night and day, in the bible it says, " And God saw it was good." And until the serpent came into the Garden of Eden and tempted Adam and Eve into evil, all in the Earth was good also. ...read more.

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This is one assumption that evil comes from human feelings. In Job the question is raised that if there is evil then is there really a God because if God is Omnipotent ( all powerful ), Omniscient ( all knowing ) and Omni benevolent ( all loving ), then why would God allow evil to happen in the first place. This is the problem of evil. If you take away one of these three things then evil can take place. ...read more.

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NEW TESTAMENT POWER OF GOOD In Matt 4 Jesus overcomes the three temptations of the devil. The first of these three temptations were, to turn stones into bread because he had been starving for forty days and forty nights. The second of these three temptations was to jump off the top of a temple and let the angels save him. The third of these three temptations was to worship the devil in return for the biggest kingdoms of the world. But Jesus did not give in to these temptations and good over powered evil. In Matt 8 good also overpowers evil when Jesus calms a storm. ...read more.

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