God has free will, as illustrated here: HOS 14:4 I will heal their waywardness and love them freely. 1CO 2:12 We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. EPH 1:6 … to the praise of his glorious […]
Two wills in God?
“[God’s] will of decree is not his will in the same sense as his will of command is. Therefore it is not difficult at all to suppose that the one may be otherwise than the other: his will in both senses is his inclination. But when we say he wills virtue, or loves virtue or […]
Are babies entirely innocent? And then they sin, and this is their first experience of sin? Romans 3:19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced… How is every mouth silenced, if some are not chargeable with sin? Romans […]
I have appreciated Charles Finney’s writings, yet after a question was raised with regard to an article, I went checking further: “The Christian, therefore, is justified no longer than he obeys, and must be condemned when he disobeys or Antinomianism is true … In these respects, then, the sinning Christian and the unconverted sinner are […]