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Did God create mankind with the inclination to turn against Him as the Bible story indicates? Why?

I see more sense in saying God created mankind exactly as he wanted us to be so we never turned away from what he wanted and he never had to kill off his creation in a flood because they weren't what he wanted. But, that is the opposite of the "we are sinners who need salvation" theory presented in the Bible. I think God knew his creation would struggle and grow and learn and get better and he wanted that, so salvation from sin is just a myth that has nothing to do with God. How do you defend the Bible story and give God the credit he deserves for creating what he wanted?

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God did not create man with an inclination to evil, God did however create man with free will. The freedom to choose to do God's will, or to turn away from God and do other things. God created us exactly as he wanted us to be, what God wanted, was for us to CHOOSE to love him, not have and OBLIGATORY infatuation with him, you see, this all comes down to the fact that Love is a choice, not an emotion, it is a verb, not a noun, an action, not a thing. See Comment Section

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So you see, had God not created us with free will to choose what to do, we would not have been able to love him, and the entire point in his creating us would be null and void. Now, man did make the choice to turn away from God, breeding this inclination to evil inside the human race, through original sin, and causing all human beings henceforth to have a stronger inclination to sin. Causing us to be, sinners, who do indeed need salvation, and as the toll would be to great for us to take on, God himself paid the price of salvation for us, and gave us the ability to choose him once again. So you see, God created us as flawed creatures, but he still loves us anyway, he sees past our flaws, and forgives us for them, choosing to be a loving father anyway, despite our mistakes.
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God created man with the ability to choose whether to turn away from Him or remain faithful. We all have the choice. Knowing the outcome of the choice beforehand does not predetermine the outcome. The responsibility for our choices still lies with us, not Him.

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God as portrayed in the Babble didn't have a lot of sense. He is a real killer and never keeps his word and is very deceptive while telling lies about his adversary. Did yhou know that according to the Babble God killed millions of people and the devil none?
Check it out.

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he's killing U! don't give into the lies he's killed none and God millions if you will only
Read your Bible you can know the truth, Jesus said know the truth and the truth will set you free,
Be set free Read the Word.
PS if you noticed I'm the only answer you got in eleven Hours,people can see you just want to have an argument,people in general are very smart,give anybody a few words and they can figure you out, here you give your hole life story,I hope you got an education.
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TheMightyMouseGirl

People did this to themselves. God didn't tell people to lust, be hateful, racist ect? If people weren't like this they're probably be a lot less pain a poverty.

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mgrabel

That would be stupid
Don't believe everything you read

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God never will turn his back on mankind; mankind has turned his back on God. God waits like a loving Father for His children to return.

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God created the earth to celebrate and worship him. He wanted people to live by choice. If he made everyone worship him that would be pointless. He wanted people to chose whether they do or not. Sadly a lot of people chose not too. The ones who chose to will live an eternal life in a peaceful place for 1000 years.

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Not with that specific inclination, no. But He did create humans with free will so they could choose for themselves and He did it because He didnt want puppets. He wanted humans to choose them of their own will, not by force or because there was no other choice. Of course He could see the future where humans screwed up, but He could see the future where they didnt as well. Even knowing which path they would choose He still gave them free will because He still dudnt want puppets. And, no, His original was perfection and ease in the garden. Life didnt become a struggle until after sin arrived.
He caused the flood not because 'peoole werent whay He wanted'. He did it because the earth had become a violent, evil place where almost everyone had turned their backs on Him. So yeah He flooded the earth and let those few who loved Him have another chance. Only He separated Himself from humanity and gave them lots of rules to follow to remain with Him. Until He finally sent Christ to make things easier again.

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What makes humans different from any other creature is that we have free will.(we can make our own decisions, unlike animals that have instincts) He made us knowing that we would sin against him (he is God he knows everything) but the beauty of it is that he gives us the opportunity to be forgiven.

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