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Okay, dear Neutron, define faith - he will run away.
New International Version
Jesus Appears to Thomas
24 Now Thomas(A) (also known as Didymus[a]), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!”
But he said to them, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side,(B) I will not believe.”(C)
26 A week later his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace(D) be with you!”(E) 27 Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.”(F)
28 Thomas said to him, “My Lord and my God!”
29 Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed;(G) blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”(H)
Do I get you correctly, for you there is no free will?
Faith is a thought and a sentiment in mankind to expect the best in a bad situation." (17 words)
faithed; faithing; faiths
Definition of faith (Entry 2 of 2)
: BELIEVE, TRUST
So, because you have faith in God, you will get to heaven when you die - I am happy for you.
originally posted by: neutronflux
a reply to: spy66
God knows the out come of free will. It doesn’t mean God is orchestrating free will. It’s still up to you to use free will. How you exercise free will is what is judged. It seems this life is some sort of spiritual boot camp. Shrugs.
Or there is no ultimate moral authority. So nothing is really evil no matter how much someone wants it to be.
In revelation there is a verse that say: God will put it in your hart so that he's word will come true. Do you think you would be able to reject what God puts in your hart..? If God wants you to do evil do you think you can do something different..?
Your free will is very much based on your current life experiance within a controlled society.
Your knowledge and soscial skills and everything you know is manufactured through a established system since childhood.
The system you live in controlles and limits your free will.