The Devil made me do it

In another twist on the old ‘the Devil made me do it’ excuse, a little girl who had been sent to her room for misbehaving, was heard saying her prayers and blaming God for what had happened, because she’d prayed to be a good girl, and she wasn’t. It’s like the man who sued a hospital after having raided a refrigerator following his stomach stapling operation and tore open the staples. He blamed the hospital for having a refrigerator near his room, claiming the temptation was too great and therefore the hospital was responsible.
Refusing to take responsibility for our own actions seems to be part of the human condition, and blaming God for problems caused by human shortcomings is a common manifestation of it. But, as the Bible says: in the end, ‘Every one of us shall give account of himself to God.’

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