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Choices have consequences

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Submitted by Lactantius Jr. (United Kingdom), Jul 9, 2018 at 17:19

Dear Michael

Thank you for your question. In my original posting, I attempted to outline humanity's God-given freewill to make choices, and the way in which death entered the world because of the rejection of God's instructions by Adam and Eve .
Rejection of God's loving instructions for life in all its fullness has continued down through the ages, and very pertinent I think is the fact that the song "I Did It My Way" is the most requested song at secular funerals, fine melody, but words describing a life lived without God's loving Fatherhood https://preview.tinyurl.com/yag3qhnk

I draw to a close by repeating the question I asked in my original posting "what sort of people would God have had to create who would always obey Him?" but He chose to create the freewill people we are and knowing (because He knows everything) that a "rescue plan" would be necessary, He sent Jesus to pay the price of our rebellion and restore sinful people into His family who would confess Jesus Christ as Lord and accept Him as their sin-bearer.

Jesus Christ came into the world at the time of God's choosing and I praise and thank God for His rescue plan in Jesus, believing that Jesus was sent at the right time.

It is fanciful to try and imagine what other sorts of worlds that God could have created, but the way the world is, is that created by God; we have His printed Word the Bible, and He sent His living, loving Word, the Lord Jesus Christ to reconcile sinful humanity to Himself should they choose His rescue plan
Once again Michael, thank you for your question, please know that you are going to live forever and please choose your address.

With kind regards

Lactantius Jr.

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