John 3:16 clearly displays the love of God and of Christ in a powerful way. The purpose of Jesus’ earthly visit was to die for our sins so that we might have a chance to go to heaven.
The only one that attacks the reliability of the Scriptures is Satan. If a Christian questions the Word of God, you now know who is behind him or her.
Which one is it? Did God make David take the census or, was it Satan? There’s no contradiction. Only one of them went against David to cause him to sin against the Lord. The first thing we must look at is, can God tempt you to sin?
The only thing that one can have within them that’s good is the Lord Jesus Christ. Abandoning the Lord will make you morally rotten.