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God is Holy by nature. God has free will. Free will implies choice between at least two options. If there were no options, choosing would not be necessary thus, free will would not be necessary. God is omnipotent. There is nothing He cannot do. Including choosing contrary to His holy nature. If He cannot choose contrary to His holy nature, He would ...


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Jeremiah 29;11 For I know the thoughts I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not evil, to give you and expected end. I begin my answer with this verse because we must clearly understand, that God is on our side, and He knows the beginning and the end. God's love for us makes it ...


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I believe this is a mistranslation. It is against the nature of God to "harden" someone's heart. God wants all to believe and follow Him. However, I believe the true wording is that Pharaoh hardened his own heart


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I think the free will thing is also difficult to comprehends. Jesus says that my sheep will know my voice, which lets us know that everyone does not hear the call. But God calls us. In the parable of the sower, some seeds fell on shallow ground, some fell amongst thorns and were strangled out, and some fell on good soil, and eventually took root and ...


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A friend of mine who has been reading a great deal of John Calvin's Institutes said something to me a couple months ago which has been resonating within me ever since. At this point (as of today, that is) I'm beginning to think that what my friend had to say--thanks, in part, to Calvin--is probably closer to the truth than what I believed previously. What ...



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