God’s Sovereignty Over Man’s Mind: A Look At Daniel 1-5 (Pt.1)

A fellow Christian blogger put up this very interesting post dealing with God’s sovereignty and epistemology… I await part 2

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Mind thingsGod’s Sovereignty Over the Mind of Man: A Brief Look at Daniel 1-5

The concept of libertarian free will is entirely foreign to the Scriptures and, therefore, a concept which should be utterly rejected by the Christian seeking to be faithful to the teaching of the Bible. Scripture declares that God is completely Sovereign over the creation, sustaining, and judgment of the creation. It teaches, moreover, that God is completely Sovereign over geographically particular events, anatomically particular events, and even atomically particular events. Yet it also teaches, further, that God is completely Sovereign over the minds of men. This is a disturbing thought to many of us, Christian and non-Christian alike, for we mistakenly take for granted the false idea that we are sovereign and have the right to refuse anyone, including God, access to our minds. Yet the Scripture says what it says. And what does it say? Man…

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