Christians are handpicked, selected, chosen.... wait for it.... against our natural preference. Yes, all Christians have their wills violated, adjusted and radically redefined against their better judgment. Christians are drawn to Christ by God. No Christian is a Christian because they wanted to be Christian, because it was their decision to make and they chose Christ or because they were born Christian into a Christian cultured family. Highly offensive to the Faith is the notion that an individual has freedom of choice, given by God to mankind with which to think and act. We are free to think and act as far as the horizon of sin but not beyond. And therefore it would be perfectly impossible to Love God first without God first adjusting and causing Christians to want to and incline to Love Him and begin to feel and think and see well beyond the ever expanding boundaries of sin.
Prior to the interruption of God and the interference of Jesus in our wills, we all hated the person, the life, the values and everything remotely resembling the scent of Jesus.
Christians are Christians because of the pleasure of God and His predestined, predetermined perfectly executed eternally conceived plan. No Christian is responsible for his/her faith. No Christian can ascribe any recognition of membership to the family of God to anything that they did or said or felt or thought. And the same is true for all unbelievers. No atheist is an atheist because that is what he/she wants to be, an Atheist is an atheist only because God Himself has caused atheists’ unbelief and preserved atheists spiritual blindness and incapability to comprehend biblical literature. At least this is what us Christians believe. He literally encourages the atheist’s denial and rejection of the Christian faith, so that when it’s all over and done, he can use them to display his anger as objects of his power. Surprise: It is not the atheists doing that He/She hates the idea of the Christian God. It is His Idea that you hate Him!
Rom 9:16/18 “So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God.....he has mercy on whomever he wills and he hardens whomever he wills”
“No one can come to me, unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up on the last day.” – Jesus
Therefore, it is unintelligible to get emotionally aroused by the claims and advances of Christians and their faith. We are mere instruments of our God’s bidding and we are mouthpieces of His opinions. But it is the Bidding of God and the opinions of God that are what offends and confronts and challenges all other belief systems in the known universe. Therefore, get angry at our God and take up your case with Him. Christians don’t have a life of their own or a mind of their own! They contend on His behalf.
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