Posts Tagged ‘Free Will In Christ’
Free Speech Is One of the Pinnacles of a
Free Society. But It’s Often the First Thing to Go When a Free Society Is in Decline… If “free will” means that God gives humans the opportunity to make choices that genuinely affect their destiny, then yes, human beings do have a free will. The world’s current sinful state is directly linked to choices made by Adam and Eve. God created mankind in His own image, and that included the ability to choose. However, free will does not mean that mankind can do anything he pleases. Our choices are limited to what is in keeping with our nature. For example, a man may choose to walk across a bridge or not to walk across it; what he may not choose is to fly over the bridge—his nature prevents him from flying. In a similar way, a man cannot choose to make himself…Read More
Sin Nature Or Free Will?
If a man has inherited from Adam then we must see it in the Genesis account. But, there is no mention of any change in Adam’s nature in that passage or anywhere else in the scriptures… The passage shows us that the only change that happened in Adam after he ate the fruit is his receiving of the new knowledge. And God says of his receiving this new knowledge in Gen.3:22- “Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil” This shows that this new knowledge made Adam more like God. “As one of us”. So it could not be a sin nature. Rom.7 is a favorite of those who have been indoctrinated with the RCC view of why man sins. But, it actually says nothing of the kind. And neither does any of the rest of the…Read More