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    • Living Unto Him
      Regarding God's omniscience, The Bible makes many simple statements that limits God's knowledge. There would be no sense to these many passages if we do not believe them literally. There also is no meaning to them if we make or take them figuratively. There was no object in God saying such things about Himself if they were UNTRUE.

      God gets to know things concerning the free moral actions of man as others do (Gen. 6:5-7; 11:5-7; 18: 21; 22:12; 2 Chron. 16:9; Zech. 4:10; Job 12:22; 24:23; Ps. 7:9; 44:21; Ps. 139:1-6; Prov. 21:12; Jer. 17:10; Ezek. 11:5; Romans 8:27; 1 Thess. 2:4).

      God sends messengers throughout the Earth who report to Him of all that they find in the Earth that goes on (Dan. 10:13-21; 11;1; 12:1; Zech.1:7-11; 6:1-8; Matt. 18:10-11; Heb. 2:4). God does not take care of every detail of His vast business in all the kingdoms of the universe. His agents help Him and they are found in every part of the universe on missions for God. Certain angels are responsible to God for carrying out His will in almost infinite detail conserning the billions of suns, moons, planets and all free moral agents on them.    God does not personally do everything that is done in all acts and events, nor has He known, elected, chosen, or predestinated all the acts and events from all eternity past.

      Several times, God Himself said of certain events that they did not come into His mind (Jer. 19:5; 32:35; 44:21). God said that He did not know beforehand that men would become so wicked (Gen. 6:5-7); that man would plan Babel (Gen. 11:5-7); that Sodom would be so wicked (Gen. 18:21, 26, 28-32); that Abraham would actually proceed to offer up Isaac (Gen. 22:12). God did not know whether it would take one or two or three signes to make Israel believe in Him (Ex. 4:1-12), or whether testing Israel would cause them to obey Him or not (Dt. 8:2, 16). God did not know that Israel would backslide as far as she did (Dt. 32:19-29; Isa. 59:15-19). God says He searches to find men whom He can bless (2 Chr. 16:9). He DISCOVERS DEEP THINGS (Job 12:22); tries the hearts and reigns of men so that HE MAY KNOW THEM (Ps. 7:9; 44:21; 139:1-6, 23-24; Jer. 17:10; 1 Chron. 28:9; Rom. 8:27; 1 Cor. 2;10; Rev. 2:23).

      God send his messengers throughout the whole of His vast creations to find out for Him what He wants to know. Examples of such agency constantly reporting to God can be found in Gen. 18: 21-22; Dan. 13:21; 11:1; Zech. 1:7-11; 6:1-8; Matt. 18:10-11; Heb. 1:14; 2-2; Rev. 1;1; 7:1-3; 8:2-13; 9:1-14; 6:20; 15:1-8; 16:1-21; 18:21; 22:6, 8-9, 16).
       
      Several times, God Himself said of certain events that they did not come into His mind (Jer. 19:5; 32:35; 44:21). God said that He did not know beforehand that men would become so wicked (Gen. 6:5-7); that man would plan Babel (Gen. 11:5-7); that Sodom would be so wicked (Gen. 18:21, 26, 28-32); that Abraham would actually proceed to offer up Isaac (Gen. 22:12). God did not know whether it would take one or two or three signes to make Israel believe in Him (Ex. 4:1-12), or whether testing Israel would cause them to obey Him or not (Dt. 8:2, 16). God did not know that Israel would backslide as far as she did (Dt. 32:19-29; Isa. 59:15-19). God says He searches to find men whom He can bless (2 Chr. 16:9). He DISCOVERS DEEP THINGS (Job 12:22); tries the hearts and reigns of men so that HE MAY KNOW THEM (Ps. 7:9; 44:21; 139:1-6, 23-24; Jer. 17:10; 1 Chron. 28:9; Rom. 8:27; 1 Cor. 2;10; Rev. 2:23).   God send his messengers throughout the whole of His vast creations to find out for Him what He wants to know. Examples of such agency constantly reporting to God can be found in Gen. 18: 21-22; Dan. 13:21; 11:1; Zech. 1:7-11; 6:1-8; Matt. 18:10-11; Heb. 1:14; 2-2; Rev. 1;1; 7:1-3; 8:2-13; 9:1-14; 6:20; 15:1-8; 16:1-21; 18:21; 22:6, 8-9, 16).

      There is not one statement in the entire Bible saying God knows or even would like to know all acts and particular events of all vast creations of free moral agents from all eternity past; or that He has fixed decrees choosing and predsetinating all thoughts, acts, and deeds of free wills from all eternity past to all eternity future.

      God's eternal plan for man is known from beginning to end and what God plans to bring to past He has the power to do, but concerning the free will actions of free moral agents He does not know from all eternity what they will do before they are in existence and are here to have a part in His plan. He does not know which ones will be saved and which ones will be lost. He has made a plan for all to be saved alike and all who conform to His plan are blessed with the predestinated blessings. Those who wilfully rebel will be cursed with the predestinated punishments according to His plan.

      It is His plan that is known from beginning to the end, not the individual conformity to it by free moral agents. It is left up to each person to choose his own destiny. God wills all men to be saved but if man does not choose to be saved thatis his responsibility (1 Tim. 2:4; 2 Pet. 3:9; John 3:16; Rev. 22;17).    Psalm 139:1 "To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me."

      The searching God. What is the object of searching man to know him if this is already an automatic knowledge of God from eternity past, even billions of years before man came into existence?

      God is asked to search the heart and try it to see if there is any wicked thing in it (Ps.139:23-24).

      In Jer. 17:10, God Himself claims that He searches the heart and tries it to give every man justice according to what He finds;

       Jer. 17:10, "I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings."

      In Isa.46:10,Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

      1.  "Declaring the end from the beginning,"

      Again, reference is made of God's eternal plan for man from the beginning to the end (V 10; 40:21 41:4, 26; 48:3-7, 16; 64:4; Acts 15:18; Eph. 2:7; 3:9-11; Col. 1:15-18; Heb. 1:1-3). The Bible is a revelation of Gods plan from eternity past to eternity future, and it cannot be rightly understood without a knowledge of that plan and dispensations, there outstanding features and purposes, and above all, the ultimate purpose of God in having a universal kingdom over which He will preside forever without the threat of new and continued rebellions among free moral agents, as the case has been since the fall of Lucifer, the pre-Adamites and Adam of the present race on earth.   God does not know what a free moral agent will choose to do until the thought enters into the free moral agents head and after he acts on his choice, Then God knows and not before!
      God tested Abraham to see if he would remain faithfull before giving him the promised blessings;
      Gen 22: 1, And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold,1 here I am.
          2, And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
      Abraham obeyed God and God was pleased, and then and only then, when Abraham raised the knife to kill his son did God intervene and know Abraham would remain faithful.
      Gen 22:12, "And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou any thing unto him: for now I know  that thou fearest God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me."
      God never said, I knew all along you would fear me and remain faithful,, so, I was only leading you on and at the same time terrorising you and your son for the pleasure of it? No, God tested Abraham and when the test was over he said the above (Gen. 22:112), NOW I KNOW!   Also, God was told Sodom had become wicked. Did God say I know, I will destroy it? No, God said He would go down and see if it was as He was told and then He would know. Gen. 18:21, "I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know." Abraham was curious, he asked God is He would destroy Sodom if there were any righteous there? Gen. 18: 25, That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right? And in V. 26, God said; IF I FIND IN SODOM FIFTY,  righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.
          27, And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:
      28, Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.
          V. 29, And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.
          30, And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak: Peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.
          31, And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.
          32, And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake. God did not know how many righteous were in Sodom. until He personally went there to see for Himself. He said, IF I FIND 50, 45, 40, 30,  20 , or even ten's sake. , I will not destroy  it.   In Job 12: 22, it is written,  "He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light the shadow of death."  How does God discover deep things if He is in fact, all knowing as some believe? Someone who knows everything cannot possibly discover anything more surely? Jer. 17:10, "I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings." An all knowing God, searching the hearts and trying the reigns to give man according to the fruit of his doings? If God already knows the hearts and minds of men and all they do, even before they do it according to some people, why would He search the hearts and minds of men? What are we to believe,? What God says about Himself or what men think they know about Him? God knows more about Himself than mane can ever know. God does not lie and what He says in His Word we can, we must believe or we accuse Him of telling lies.
    • What drives you crazy ?
      Seeing people smoking ciggies while driving their cars....with their kids in the car with them!! When I was a smoker and my kids were little, I only ever did it once, which even now I feel horrible about! Basically, the kids are trapped in there....with no choice in having to inhale the smoke into their developing lungs! 
    • What are you thankful to God for today?!
      Thankful for someone cancelling an apt, which freed up an apt for my son.....and it meant not having to wait for 20 months before an available apt!!  
    • Waiting for their Messiah
      Greetings Willa,     That is an interesting piece of information, but I still believe that the following speaks of the regathering of the Jews to their land and then their conversion at the return of Christ:   Micah 4:6-8 (KJV): 6 In that day, saith the LORD, will I assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted; 7 And I will make her that halted a remnant, and her that was cast far off a strong nation: and the LORD shall reign over them in mount Zion from henceforth, even for ever. 8 And thou, O tower of the flock, the strong hold of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, even the first dominion; the kingdom shall come to the daughter of Jerusalem.   Kind regards Trevor
    • Where does the city of Atlantis, fit in with the FLOOD ?
      Debunked. https://badarchaeology.wordpress.com/2012/10/28/an-underwater-city-west-of-cuba/ The promotion of their so called research appears on new age quasi shows. Do you give that equal footing to the bible?
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