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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DIVINITYThe Sovereignty of God and The Free Will of Man: Humanity’s Choice or Divine ControlSubmitted to Dr. Keith Eitel, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the completion ofTHEO 525 – B06 LUOSystematic Theology IbyJune 9, 2019
ThesisAfter a careful analysis of God’s Sovereignty and Man’s free will, it is self-determinism and general providence that work in concert. The Need for the StudyIn a Christian setting the sovereignty of God is the teaching that God has supreme authority and all things are under His control. It is the use of “control” that raises the question does man have free will. It is important to study these views due to the varies perspectives raised dealing with the Sovereignty of God in view of Man’s free will. Each perspective that is presented tends to yield a different result on how one will live life. . As it relates to free-will there are many views that are argued from both theological and psychological circles.. Also, does man’s free will only come into play when making the choice ofaccepting Jesus Christ or not. The procedure of the studyIn the discussion of human free will there are three positions that have been presented: determinism, indeterminism, and self- determinism. Determinism is the belief that all current