The Divine Decree
Simple Theologian Podcast
- Show topic intro: The Divine Decree is the eternal plan or purpose in which God has foreordained all things that come to pass.
Characteristics of Divine Decrees
- Wisdom (Ephesians 3:9-11)
- Eternal (Ephesians 3:11)
- Effectual (Isaiah 46:8-11)
- Unchangeable (Psalm 33:11)
- Unconditional (Acts 2:22-24)
- Inconsistent with, the moral freedom of man. (Gen 50:19-20; Acts 4:22-29)
- Makes people not care about seeking salvation.
- Makes God the author of sin. (Active vs Passive decree)
- God having a plan brings order.
- God having a plan brings purpose.