Epicurus said:

Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent.
Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent.
Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?

The thing about this argument is that it presumes that God has to use our logic to do things. What if He knew that evil would happen, but His purpose would be served better if He allowed it to happen than if He did not? That the most good would come about as a final result? (It is not end justifying the means — He himself does no evil.) Perhaps with the argument I used before, that we do not prefer things to go wrong, but when they do, to make of things better than if the wrong never occurred? Many questions that deny the existence of God seem merely to underestimate Him, or think that He operates in a way that is trivially understood by beings that are far inferior in wisdom and purpose. And of the point that God is willing and able to stop evil: He will, and it will be called Judgement Day. Just because He doesn’t follow your timeline doesn’t make Him incompetent. Open your mind.

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