Heart-ache: Tempers flare at debate over whether Satan exists

When asked why a loving God would create Satan, Driscoll said it comes back to the concept of free will.

“For there to be virtue, there must be the possibility of vice and that’s what distinguishes those of us, people and angels, from other forms of creation, trees, animals and the like,” he said. “I think if you don’t allow choice, the theologians will say you don’t have love.”