Predestination & Election by Fidelis
It is good for us to look into this topic to know what God has destined for us to become and t how to achieve our purpose on planet earth.
Predestination is the predetermined destination of humanity by God even before their existence or creation while Election is the process of choosing those he has foreknown to become what he desires of them also before their existence. We should be aware that God has elected us before now, that is before we came into this earth.
1 Peter 1-2 " Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied. "
Question: What is foreknowledge?
Answer: It is the act of knowing something before it happens.
Becoming a Christian wasn't an accident, it was planned by God himself that you are, there are also people who are in church but aren't elected.
Question: Was the action of Adam and Eve a surprise to God?
Answer: Their actions were never a surprise to the creator and he didn't even influence their decisions.
Everybody makes choices for themselves and God doesn't influence anyone's decision.
Question: Are you elected?
Question: How will you know if you are?
Answer: Romans 8 :28 " And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. "
Since God knew before Adam & Eve failed, he provided the solution even before the made the Second Adam to be available as a backup for humanity. "Him, being delivered by the determined purpose and foreknowledge of God, you have taken by lawless hands, have crucified, and put to death;" - Act 2:23. If you know why you are a Christian, your Salvation will not be a problem.
1. Father help me to know my purpose and to act accordingly
2. Lord Help me not to deviate from your original purpose and the reason of my existence on earth.
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