Spiritual is criterion, where free will exists in plenty.
As Lynn writes: “What angers me is the loss of control. At any moment someone could come to me, be dressed the right way and use the right code, and I no longer have free will. I will do anything that person requests.
I hate them for that. Nothing else is as bad as known that I am always out of control; knowing that I am still a laboratory experiment, a puppet whose strings are hidden from ever but my handlers, and I don’t yet know how to break free.
It has occurred to me more than once that holy boredom is good and sufficient reason for the invention of free will.
She talked about God giving man free will. Because of that, there is evil in the world. If God pulled everyone’s strings all the time, we’d be puppets.
A God less than sovereign could not bestow moral freedom upon His creatures. He would be afraid to do so.
Getting unstuck is a matter of choice. If you want flourish in life make a choice today to move into that reality. You can do it.
What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change.
Faustus, who embraced evil and shunned righteousness, became the foremost symbol of the misuse of free will, that sublime gift from God with its inherent opportunity to choose virtue and reject iniquity. “What shall a man gain if he has the whole world and lose his soul,
You are free. The world is yours. got take it.
Christianity would be helpless without the idea of free will and the idea of
free will would be helpless without incongruity.