What Does The Bible Really Teach About Free Will?

There are many views concerning the idea of free will. Some philosophers believe humans are determined by events outside of their control. There are theologians who think God is in complete control of man's freedom of choice and that free will is illusory. Other experts disagree and believe man has the freedom to truly choose... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Two Choices

You have two choices.Honor the Lord with your lifeOr live for yourself. We all have free will. God has given us the freedom to serve or reject Him. God will not coerce a free moral being to worship Him. Therefore, you have the choice to either worship God or your own image. Everyday we wake... Continue Reading →

Is God the Basis for Morality? Part 2

  As you recall from part 1, I argued that it is more rational to believe that morals originated from an intrinsically valuable, intelligent Creator (commonly known as God) than for morals to have emerged evolutionarily through a valueless, non-intelligent, cause-effect physical process. To defend this argument, I suggested three criteria that every valid ethical system... Continue Reading →

The Free Will Defense to Explain the Problem of Evil

Alvin Plantinga, an American analytic philosopher, and professor at the University of Notre Dame argues that it's logically possible for God to be all-powerful and all-loving and still allow moral evil in the world. His main contention is called "The Free Will Defense." Here is his argument. "A world containing creatures who are significantly free... Continue Reading →

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