Does God, (Christian) gives us free will?
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God, as depicted by the bible knows all past, present and future. Therefore this would emply that we don't have free will, would it not? If he knows the outcomes, and he comtrols everything that we do, he hasn't really given us free will. So in essence there really isn't free will at all.
There is no logical reason to claim that if God knows what choices we are going to make that it means we are not free. It still means that the free choices we will make are free they are just known ahead of time by God. If we choose something different then that choice will have been eternally known by God.
Gentiles and the peoples of Israel to do whatever Thy hand and Thy purpose predestined to occur," (Acts 4:27-28). Why? Because God always knows all things: "God is greater than our heart, and knows all things," (1 John 3:20)
If god is in an alternate time frame*, and can see the future he knows what decisions each person is going to make, thus essentially those decisions that we make to change our minds on any decisions are already seen by him.
*By the use of time frame; if one has lives longer their perception of time is shortened, for god who has lived forever, millennia would feel like jiffies.
*My info source wiki argument from free will*
jgouds forfeited this round.
God clearly gives us free will so that we can make choices that shows him our love for him.............
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Vote Placed by Nur-Ab-Sal 4 years ago
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