Tag Archives: God’s sovereignty

How we see God’s sovereignty matters

What you believe about God matters. For instance, if you equate God’s sovereignty with Him micromanaging and controlling every single event in human history then you will struggle and even question His motives during times like these. God caused the … Continue reading

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The Potter’s cooperative process with the clay

God works with us much like a potter does with clay. But do we understand what that actually means? If you have a deterministic view of God, you will see it as proof that God meticulously controls, molds, and shapes us, without … Continue reading

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Love requires self-limitation

Why does God allow what He allows? This is the question that has haunted mankind from the beginning. There have been many theories and even crazy stories made up about why God does what He does, yet it still remains a mystery. The … Continue reading

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If God is good why does He allow…?

I’ve been talking about deeply entrenched beliefs, or assumptions, that people hold about about God that keep them from Him or make them doubt His intentions or demean His character. Last time I shared my thoughts on predestination. Today, I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on predestination

There are some deeply entrenched beliefs, or assumptions, that people hold about about God that actually keeps them from Him or make them doubt His intentions and even demean His character. In this regard, I would like to share a … Continue reading

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Sovereignty through love

What do you think of when we say that God is sovereign? And the age old question about how that plays out with our free will? Well, God is sovereign, which means that He has free will. And if we allow God to have … Continue reading

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Is God the Author of Sin?

Originally posted on Why Calvinism is Wrong:
“Although, therefore, I thus affirm that God did ordain the Fall of Adam, I so assert it as by no means to concede that God was therein properly and really the author of that Fall…But how it…

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