Mattes, Mark C. Theses on the Captivated and Liberated Will

The most fundamental challenge for presenting the gospel in the current North American context is that the gospel presupposes a bound will while most North Americans presuppose a free will. More than anything, Americans value choice. With respect to God, however, they habitually make a category mistake. They think you can accept or reject God just like you might accept or reject a product…


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