This is scandalous. Instead of preventing evil, God has chosen to use it against its will. He has chosen it to instruct us. His use of evil, and his method for defeating it, are shocking. And yet they are his means for bringing joy from sorrow, gain from loss, life from death. Why? It is all about the power he has given us to choose.
When he was in Washington D.C. last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in an informal interview at the Hudson Institute. One of the questions he was asked is this: "What role did God play in the creation of Israel." This is a transcript, and video clip, of the entire question and Netanyahu's intriguing answer.