- What is open theism?
- What are the basic tenets of open theism?
- Things you might hear the God of open theism say
- Open Theism verses listed by topic
Issues and Answers
- The plain reading of scripture
- A logical refutation of open theism
- God chooses to not know the future free-will choices of human creatures?
- Anthropomorphism: God relates to us in human terms.
- If God knows our free will choices, do we still have free will?
- Open theism and libertarian free will
- Can you trust the God of open theism?
- Can the god of open theism make mistakes?
- Category of verses listed by explanation
- Questions for open theists
- Questions for open theists, responses, and answers
- Gen. 6:6, "And the Lord was sorry He had made man on the earth..."
- Gen. 22:12, "For now I know that you fear God..."
- Exod. 4:9, "...if they will not believe..."
- Exod. 13:17, "...Lest the people change their minds..."
- Exod. 16:4, "...that I may test them, whether or not they will walk in My instruction."
- Exod. 32:14, "...the Lord changed His mind..."
- Num. 14:11, "How long will this people spurn Me?"
- Deut. 8:2, God tests people to know what is in their hearts
- Deut. 9:13-14, "Let Me alone that I may destroy them."
- Deut. 9:18-20, "...but the Lord listened to me that time also..."
- Deut. 13:1-3, "...God is testing you to find out if you love the Lord..."
- 1 Sam. 2:29-30, "...I did indeed say...but now the Lord declares..."
- 1 Sam. 15:10-11, "I regret that I have made Saul king..."
- 1 Kings 22:20, How will you entice Ahab?
- 2 Kings 20:1-6, "You shall die and not live...I will add 15 years to your life."
- 1 Chron. 21:15, "...the Lord saw and was sorry over the calamity..."
- 2 Chron. 32:31, God tested him to know what was in his heart.
- Judges 2:21-22, God tests Israel to see if they will obey.
- Isaiah 5:3-7, God expected good grapes but received worthless ones
- Jer. 3:6-7, I thought she would return but she did not.
- Jer. 3:19-20, "...so you have dealt treacherously with Me..."
- Jer. 7:31, "...it did not come into My mind."
- Jer. 18:7-11, "I will relent concerning the calamity I planned to bring."
- Jer. 19:5, "Nor did it ever enter My mind."
- Jer. 26:3, "Perhaps they will listen and everyone will turn from his evil way."
- Jer. 26:19, "...the Lord changed His mind..."
- Jer. 32:35, "...nor had it entered My mind that they should do this..."
- Jer. 38:17-18, 20, If you listen to God you will live. If not, you will die.
- Ezek. 12:1-3, "Perhaps they will understand..."
- Ezek. 20:21-22, "I resolved to pour out My wrath...but I withdrew My hand..."
- Ezek. 22:39-31, "...I searched for a man who should build up the wall..."
- Ezek. 33:13-15, God changes His mind about death and life.
- Hosea 8:5, "How long will they be incapable of innocence?"
- Joel 2:13-14, "Who knows whether He will not turn and relent?"
- Amos 7:16, "The Lord changed His mind about this."
- Jonah 1:2; 3:2; 4:2, God relents concerning calamity.
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