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God knows the future

Alleged Divine Ignorance Texts Answered: Responding to Open Theism Pt. 2

Despite the many passages of Scripture which teach God’s foreknowledge, some of which were discussed in God Knows Everything, Even the Future, the Open Theist is not without weapons of their own. They will often cite passages where God is said to regret an action of His, which seems to mean He did not see the consequences of His choice. Or they will cite where God seems surprised by human actions, or where He remembers someone or something. Let us look at a couple of the more popular ones and see if these texts, upon closer scrutiny, really teach that God does not have exhaustive knowledge. Continue reading Alleged Divine Ignorance Texts Answered: Responding to Open Theism Pt. 2

God knows the future perfectly

God Knows Everything, Even the Future: Responding to Open Theism Pt. 1

The God of the Bible is omniscient and has a perfect plan from beginning to end. That is a major tenet of Christianity, is it not? However, a few centuries ago a heresy sprung up called Open Theism. It is the teaching that God does not know the future; history is open and unsure, rather than closed, certain, and set in stone. This notion has gained popularity, and has snuck into many churches. Sadly it is often considered a more peripheral matter up for debate, such as believer’s vs. infant baptism. But no, this doctrine is blasphemy and cannot be allowed to creep into our churches and deceive God’s people. Continue reading God Knows Everything, Even the Future: Responding to Open Theism Pt. 1