Free Will Tag

Let it Be

Mary submitted to God’s plan for her life. But her submission to God also led to God initiating the salvation of the world. There were three powerful forces at work in the conversation between Gabriel and Mary and these are the same three forces at work in personal salvation.


God’s Freedom of Choice

Have you ever thought about how through the centuries God has preserved the Jewish people and they have maintained their identity even though they have been scattered all over the planet Earth? Why? Because God preserved them. And that’s what Romans 9-11 is all about. We’ll start that section today. Looking ahead Romans 12 through 16–the last section of the book–is God’s righteousness displayed in our practical duty. Starting in Romans 12 it is very practical because we are righteous in Christ, and this is how we ought to live.