Podcast: Is It God Withdrawing OR Is It a Scheme of Satan?

Sometimes evil is attributed to God withdrawing. Sometimes it is attributed to a scheme of Satan. We are called to respond to each differently. So, must we be able to discern which is the case in any given situation?

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