Comment: Let's see how consistent you are.

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Let's see how consistent you are.

You said, "I believe that God is good, 100% good."

I agree.

But do YOU really believe that? Was it good when God killed Ananias and Sapphira in Acts chapter 5?
I think it was good. They lied and were deceiving many. Great fear came upon the church in Jerusalem because God killed two people for lying. Great deterrent! Do you really want to live in a world of sinners and wickedness where God is limited to act according to your definition of good?

I will leave the definition of good up to God.

BTW, you need to understand something else about God:

Isaiah 45:7 "I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things."

If you do not understand that, you have a lot of maturing to do. And you cannot mature if you disbelieve God. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom." Proverbs 9:10

No matter how right you are in some areas, your Achilles heel will always be your lack of faith in the Word of God. Your assumption of the seat of judgment to decide which parts of the Word of God are true and which parts are not.

You also erred in saying,
"I will never try to justify God killing defenseless innocents."

You make a wrong assumption here. There are no defenseless innocents. Man is born with a corrupted nature.

"The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies." Psalm 58:3

"Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me." Psalm 51:5

And besides, if babies cannot willfully sin because of inability to uderstand right and wrong, then God is actually saving them from judgment, whereas if they had lived, they might have made decisions that would have cost them eternal life. So God really does know what He is doing. Do you?

"Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few." Ecclesiastes 5:2

But hey, I don't want to argue this endlessly with you. You are certainly entitled as a sovereign man to believe what your conscience dictates. I also reserve that right. I will take responsibility for myself and when I do stand before God I will have confidence in only one thing - that I believed His every word.

Even Jesus did not judge people when He was here in the flesh, so I certainly will not judge you. I only offer you things to consider.

Here's a warning from Jesus, Himself to all of us:
John 12:47-48 And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
48 He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

If I'm going to be judged by His Word, it's a no brainer for me to believe it!

I believe God is consistent.
I believe God is logical.

There, we agree on something! :)

Freedom is the ability to do what you want to do.
Liberty is the ability to do what you ought to do.
"Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." 2 Corinthians 3:17