Open Theism verses listed by topic


Following is a list--by category--of verses used by Open Theists to support their position that God does not know all things. Clicking on the links will take you to the pages addressing each verse:

  1. God changes His mind.
    1. Exodus 32:14Numbers 14:11Deuteronomy 9:13–14, Deuteronomy 9:18-201 Samuel 2:29-302 Kings 20:1–61 Chronicles 21:15Jeremiah 18:7–11Jeremiah 26:3Jeremiah. 26:19Ezekiel 33:13–15Ezekiel 20:21–22Amos 7:1–6Jonah 1:2, 3:2, 4-10Joel 2:13–14
  2. God regrets.
    1. Genesis 6:61 Samuel 15:10-11Ezekiel 22:29–31
  3. God is surprised.
    1. Isaiah 5:3–7Jeremiah 3:6-7Jeremiah 3:19–20
  4. God didn't know what people would do.
    1. 1 Kings 22:20-22Jeremiah 7:31Jeremiah 19:5Jeremiah 32:35
  5. God tests people to learn what they will do.
    1. Genesis 22:12Exodus 16:4Deuteronomy 8:2Deuteronomy 13:1–3Judges 2:21-222 Chronicles 32:31
  6. God shows uncertainty about the future.
    1. Exodus 4:9Exodus 13:17Numbers 14:11Hosea 8:5Jeremiah 38:17–18, 20Ezekiel. 12:1–3
About The Author

Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.