Is it possible to reconcile God's omnipotence with free will? Alcorn says yes! Addressing libertarianism, open theism, and other views, he offers easy-to-understand answers to difficult questions that believers and skeptics ask. Discover how human will and divine sovereignty work together, why the world's structure is necessary for meaningful choice, and more. 240 pages, softcover from Multnomah.
If God is sovereign, how can I be free to choose?
But if God is not sovereign, how can he be God?
Is it possible to reconcile Gods sovereignty with human choice? This is one of the most perplexing theological questions. Its also one of the most personal.
In hand in Hand, Randy Alcorn says that the traditional approach to this debate has often diminished our trust in God and his purposes. Instead of making a one-sided argument from select verses, Alcorn examines the question in light of all Scripture. By exploring what the whole Bible says about divine sovereignty and human choice, hand in Hand helps us…
· Carefully and honestly examine the different views on this issue
· Gain a deeper understanding of God
· Appreciate Gods design in providing us the freedom of meaningful choice
· See the value in better understanding what we cannot fully understand
· Learn how to communicate about the issue in clear and compassionate ways
· More fully experience the unity Christ intends for his Church
A careful guide through Scripture, hand in Hand shows us why Gods sovereignty and meaningful human choice work together in a beautiful way.
Includes small-group discussion questions.
Randy Alcorn is a leading Christian apologist and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries. He is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including If God Is Good, Heaven, and The Treasure Principle. His novels include Edge of Eternity, Deadline, and the award-winning Safely Home. Randy and his wife, Nanci, live in Oregon. They have two married daughters, Karina and Angela, and five grandsons.