When the Void Answers
Job 24: 1 “Why are not times of judgment kept by the Almighty, and why do those who know him never see his days?
Job 38:1-2 Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind and said: “Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?
The Problem of Pain requires a God who...
1) defines good and evil as the moral law-giver: secularistic atheism, naturalistic materialism, and humanism are not consistent alternatives who resonate with our sense of injustice when we see the Problem of Evil
2) is sovereign: the issue underlying good and evil is that of sovereignty: "who gets to define good and evil." However, while we try to be sovereign, we are not omnipotent and omniscient, even as a collective race. Sovereignty belongs to God.
3) is loving: even if God were omnipotent and omniscient, if he were evil in core, we would be in terror forever. God's love is what guides His power and knowledge.