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The Reality of Sin

Where did sin come from? In no way can God be considered its source, although He has, in fact, foreordained whatsoever comes to pass in time. God cannot be made responsible for human sin. It would be blasphemous to speak Of the holy God as the author of sin. Whereas all things fit together in God's plan, God does not sin, nor does He force human beings to sin. The Bible is unequivocal on this subject - "Far be it from God, that He should do wickedness, and from the Almighty, that He should commit iniquity" - Job 34: 10. There is and can be no unrighteousness in the holy God, who is light, and in whom is no darkness at all. He cannot be tempted with evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone to evil, James 1:13.