What the Bible Teaches About Free Will

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by John Ellis

For several years now, I’ve contemplated writing an article about the problem of free will. Up until now, I’ve resisted because it is a complex topic that requires much nuance and the ability to communicate dense concepts well; I wasn’t sure if I was up to the task. I’m still not sure, but I wrote the article anyway. Thankfully, Servants of Grace published that article (linked to below).

For those interested in the problem of free will, please click over and read it. While there, poke around Servants of Grace. The editor, Dave Jenkins, does an excellent job of publishing God-honoring and edifying articles.

Soli Deo Gloria

Discovering the Real Meaning of Free Will and Divine Freedom

Why I Believe in Limited Atonement

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by John Ellis

If Christ has died for you, you can never be lost. God will not punish twice for one thing. If God punished Christ for your sins, He will not punish you. Payment God’s justice cannot twice demand; first at the bleeding Saviour’s hand, and the again at mine. How can God be just if He punished Christ, the substitute, and then man himself afterwards?Charles Spurgeon

After discovering that some of us were vegetarians, a young actress at the cast party excitedly announced, “I’m a vegetarian, too!”

We looked at each other, puzzled. The grilled chicken heading into her mouth seemed to directly contradict the words leaving her mouth. She didn’t see it that way, however.

“Oh, I’m a vegetarian that eats chicken,” she cheerily responded as others pushed back on her claim.

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