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Re: Lou's reply to Sigismund-continued-lstshp

Posted by Lou Pilder on April 26, 2008, at 20:27:53

In reply to Lou's reply to Sigismund-juzdatewovuhs? Sigismund, posted by Lou Pilder on April 26, 2008, at 20:04:21

> > Looks like it's just you and me, Lou.
> >
> > What does 'free will' mean?
> >
> > Does it mean that there are no excuses? that there is no allowance made for those who make the wrong choice?
> >
> > I understand that life after death will happen or not in spite of my lack of desire for it.
> >
> > But there's an ethical issue here, which I can imagine lots of those in hell raising, and quite a few in the other place too.
> >
> > Having created this world and set it up for judgement, God gets to condemn everone who did not make the right free choice to the Lake of Fire for eternity, and it all hinges on whether we accept Jesus as our saviour.
> >
> > Humans!
> >
> > But it gets better. Was it Aquinas who said that the keenest pleasures of the saved would be to watch the torments of the damned?
> >
> > Fun stuff.
>
> Sigismund,
> You wrote,[...just you and me, Lou...]
> I used to be called the {lone dissenter}.What now?
> Lou

Sigismund,
You wrote,[...what does {free will} mean...?
I would like to post here what has been revealed to me concerning the idea that is purported by the use of the term that man has free will.
My question is if a man has free will, then free will to what? To be returned to the Kingdom of God? When I talk with relgious people about that subject, I stress that the scriptures that the Jews use write that ,[...All we like sheep have gone astray...].
Then from there it becomes as to how a sheep that is lost, can return. Can a sheep return on its own?
Lou


 

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