Predestination identifies a point prior to creation from which God has purposed certain things to occur. These things namely include that Jesus would be crucified, and delivered by Pontius Pilate, so that all people, Jews and Gentiles, could be justified and glorified before God (Acts 4:27-28; Rom. 8:29-30). God chose before creation which people would hear His voice and receive eternal life (Jo. 10:27-30; Eph. 1:5) and become His heirs (Eph. 1:11). God called specific people to receive mercy before that very reception of mercy occurs (1Pet. 2:9). Moreover, God wrote in a book how many days each of us would be alive (Ps. 139:16). Does predestination thus make the historical narrative obsolete? Much like an employer who creates objectives for employees, the predetermined purpose of the employees by the employer does not outweigh the work the employees do to such an extent that the work is obsolete.
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