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#92 Why are people evil? Could God be evil?

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#92 Why are people evil? Could God be evil?

November 18, 2021
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Why are some people so totally evil? Is it possible that God could be evil? Will Satan and Jesus become friends again? Tom answers these and more questions from listeners on the subject of evil.

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