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Old 05-07-2018, 09:54 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by dr0n3 View Post
You've got it all wrong.

God knows that Adam and Eve will eat the fruit of knowledge, and this is fixed and unalterable, but only because Adam and Eve will in fact freely choose to eat the fruit of knowledge. But, they could choose to not eat the fruit of knowledge—in which case, some other fact about the future would have been fixed and unalterable; namely, Adam and Eve will not eat the fruit of knowledge , and this is what God would have foreknown all along, had this been what Adam and Eve would freely choose to do.

So basically a God that knows what people are going to do before they do it doesn't the negate that fact that people still have the freedom to choose.
But isn't God all-powerful? How can anything be "fixed or unalterable" for him?

How can God be God if he is limited, unable to alter anything he likes?
"if you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you." (Jesus Christ, gospel of thomas.)

Love is natural, Hate is taught....
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