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The Book of Isaiah-Is.48:12-22 “Free Will”

Man is endowed with free will. Otherwise God would not have taken Adam and put in charge of the Garden of Eden. He was His  steward. As Sovereign Lord He also  equipped him to do his tasks: He created Adam … Continue reading

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Parable of the Two Sons: free will

Predestination is conditional. If God’s promise to Abraham was foreordained, “In thee shall all families of the earth be blessed God ‘ would not have necessitated God to renew the same blessing to the son. He commanded Isaac ‘Go not … Continue reading

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Isaac blesses Esau

“And by thy sword shall thou live, and shall serve thy brother: and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that shalt break his yoke from off thy neck (Ge. 27:40).” Here we can understand that … Continue reading

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Two Nations: Israel and Edom

Does not Predestination hold in a straight line from Abraham? When God separated light from darkness in the creative calendar God had said it was good.  God forbade David the man after his own heart ‘to build me an house … Continue reading

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Two nations: study of Rebekah

In the case of Rebekah who was chosen by God for Isaac we see God had foreseen two nations for he forewarned her, ‘Two nations are in thy womb and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels … Continue reading

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Abraham and Lot- free will

God had called out Abraham and he departed Haran trusting in God and it was counted as righteousness unto him. He was strong in faith and he became the friend of God on account of his faith. Lot, his nephew … Continue reading

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The Hagar Episode: free will and predestination explained

Predestination of God is set in human interactions where human responses to their circumstances are not excluded but allowed expression. A good example we have of this in the manner Sarai gave Hagar to Abraham. Obviously Sarah and Abraham did … Continue reading

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