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Your will is not as free as you suppose. Your upbringing, culture, personality, conscience, friends and acquaintances, role models, and the media have shaped you in many ways. For instance, if you are shy, your decisions at a party would be different than an outgoing person’s choices. The community has further restricted your will by laws regulating your ...
"Free" There is a common misconception that arises from the use of the phrase "free will" without proper definition. "Free" in the context of "free will" is usually used to mean "unfettered" as in "unfettered will", this clearly is a logical impossibility, since I can have the "will" to fly unaided, but I cannot fulfill that will. So, "free will" in an ...
An add-on: Jesus also said that He can "unfulfill" the prophecy. Read Mt 26:52: Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?
Peter say that the only name is written in the book of life is of the Christ and only way our name be on the book of life true the blood of our savior the Christ AMEN
I ask myself that question all the time, like Jonah 4 NET But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry. He prayed to the Lord, “Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a ...
The standard answer, as you say is "God wants people to be with him because he loves us very much". Some people do indeed find this a little simplistic, and on much more reflection, come to a deeper answer. Your objection to the standard answer appears to be that in creating mankind some will not go to be with him, and will either be destroyed or go to ...
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