This comprehensive exploration clarifies the distinctions and relationships between the biblical concepts of Foreknowledge and Foreordain. Delving into key Scripture passages such as Acts 4:28, Romans 8:29-30, and Ephesians 1:5, 11, we examine how these doctrines offer a coherent, biblically-grounded framework for understanding God's interactions with His creation, respecting both divine sovereignty and human freedom.
Do you struggle with understanding how God's foreknowledge and human freedom can coexist? This article delves into the topic, providing a clear and detailed explanation of God's foreknowledge and how it relates to free will. Based on the work of world-renowned apologist Dr. William Lane Craig, this article will challenge your beliefs and help you better understand the relationship between foreknowledge and freedom. Get ready to learn about Chronological Priority, Logical Priority, and God's ability to see down the timeline. Don't miss out on this thought-provoking exploration of a Bible difficulty.
Peter’s readers have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father (1:2). The word foreknowledge is a compound word meaning to know beforehand. One of the attributes of God is His omniscience, His complete knowledge of the world and time.
Are some chosen (predestined) to eternal salvation and others to eternal condemnation? The 16th-century Reformer John Calvin wrote: “We define predestination as the eternal design of God, whereby he determined what he wanted to do with each man. For he did not create them all in the same condition but foreordains some to everlasting life and others to eternal damnation.”