Summary Of C. S. Lewis Mere Christianity

Before reading Mere Christianity, I questioned my faith a little in terms of where God is in my life. I know there is a God, but I didn’t know why he is always silent in the time of need. I didn’t know why we had morals and why there were important to society. Also, I didn’t understand why there was suffering in the world. C.S Lewis’ teachings in Mere Christianity made me question the topic of morality, why there are goodness and badness in the world, and how the goodness of God lives inside Christians.
C.S. Lewis believed in a fact that there was an external force that gave us a moral compass of knowing right from wrong. “Quarrelling means trying to show that the other man is wrong. And there would be no sense in trying to do that unless you and he had some sort of agreement as to what Right and Wrong are” (Lewis 18). He believed if there was a moral understanding out there, then the moral
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Lewis’s teaching. Initially, there is badness in the world because sin entered from the beginning. But, God is good always. We blame God for everything bad in the world. Anything bad that people face doesn’t make God bad. People don’t have an understanding of why natural disasters and disease occur and end up blaming God. God can’t do away with all the badness is the world because we are sinned and unperfect. No one can have the justice over someone else. “My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this idea of just and unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line. What was I comparing this universe with when I called unjust?” (Lewis 45) There is no emotionally satisfying answer to pain and suffering in this world. As Christians, we know things aren’t okay and aren’t well in this world but God is virtuous. A good God can 't cause bad things to happen, but he can use the bad that happens in

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