1. Defend or reject the thesis that every human person will be saved according to Christian principles.
2. Defend or reject the theory that predestination interrupts free will and argue for which should be the case for Christianity.
3. Defend what Christians should mean by 1 Tim 2:3-4, "This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth."
This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.The issue of religion is a very sensitive topic, which mostly ends up with the decision of agreement or disagreement. Ostensibly, different people have a myriad of reasons to explain why they believe in the concept of a sovereign being or why they do not. Therefore, there exist many types of belief systems and religious status that one can be a member such as Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, shamanism scientology. Similarly, one can be aligned to atheism, which is the act of not having any religion (Thuesen and Peter 29). As such, the existence of a supernatural being is also a controversial topic that some people believe in whereas others do not. On the same note, Christianity, which is a type of religion that believes in the existence of an extraordinary being known as God has many followers who differ on certain matters. Examples of such issues are the concepts of predestination and free will. Whereas others believe in the sovereignty of God and that He has made pre-decisions about the fate of man, others believe that the same God has given man the free will to determine his fate. With reference to the destiny of humankind, Christians believe that all human beings will end up in either heaven, which is a good place or hell that is an evil place.
In that sense, people who believe in predestination commonly referred to as Calvinists are convinced that human beings do not have the liberty to determine whether they will end up in heaven or hell....