Tag Archives: Predestination

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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Predestination: Ezekiel

The goodness of man can only be deemed as true by faith. Faith however without works is dead. (Jas.2:20) As Apostle James explains Abraham was justified when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar. True mystery of predestination … Continue reading

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Ge. 25: Faith and Works

“And the Lord said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb…and the elder shall serve the younger (Ge.25:23).” Nothing is hidden before God. What does the Psalmist say? “My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made … Continue reading

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Predestination: Jacob and Esau

“Was not Esau Jacob’s brother? saith the Lord: yet I loved Jacob. And I hated Esau,…(Mal.1:2-3) Here we have a commentary by divine revelation on Jacob and his elder brother. St Paul borrows the topic of predestination presented in the … 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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