Tag Archives: Predestination

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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Analysis of the Prayer of Jesus-Jn.17:1-3

In the Gospel of John we have the prayer of Jesus. The prayer is noteworthy for the intimacy of Father-Son relationship it gives us. It is poignant as well revealing of the state of his mind. In a welter of … Continue reading

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Predestination

  Predestination is a theological term to explain a simple statement like God is Love. While we attribute omnipresence and omnipotence to God, love has a quality of giving both substance: this is what this expression of Sovereign Power and … Continue reading

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