Why should God drive me to do a bad action?

God never drives you to do any bad action. He is always the Sakshi or witness. Your
own nature, your own evil Samskaras, force you to do actions. “Svabhavastu Pravartate” says
the Gita (Ch. V-14). You lack in Viveka or discrimination. That is the reason why you become
a slave of passion. God has given you Buddhi to check passion. Why don’t you use it then?

From „May I answer that“ by Swami Sivananda (1987-1963… http://bit.ly/bty3Ya