Originally posted by KellyJayYes, and I'm inclined to believe free will still exists in that realm just as it still exists in ours. The only real difference being that the results in our realm aren't yet conclusive.
Well a third joined Satan, and two thirds didn't. I'd say choices were made
there by the angels themselves.
Originally posted by lemon limeIf Kelly is to be believed, he doesn't wonder either. God is as real to him as he is to any angel. And if he isn't entirely real to you, you are not a True Christian.
Angels never had to wonder if God exists or not, and they still don't.
Originally posted by PatNovakI have asked myself the same question, and I think there are plenty of reasons to believe it won't happen again with angels.
If angels have free will, and in the past some rebelled at least partially because they had free will, is there any reason to assume angels wouldn't rebel again?
Originally posted by lemon limeSo is it fair to say you view another rebellion as unlikely but not impossible? And is it possible to entirely eliminate the possibility of rebellion if free will exists?
I think there are plenty of reasons to believe it won't happen again with angels.
The only angels who didn't rebel the first time are still angels. People come and go, new people are born every day to live out their lives and die... but not so with angels or the angels who became demons. I doubt there are angels now who would want to repeat the same mi ...[text shortened]... s agents or as followers of the one who started out as the alpha dog numero uno angel in heaven.
Originally posted by twhiteheadSo who influenced Satan?
If Kelly is to be believed, he doesn't wonder either. God is as real to him as he is to any angel. And if he isn't entirely real to you, you are not a True Christian.
[b]For them there was no searching to find God, but they still had to decide who they would serve... which in a way is a testament to how influential Satan can be.
So who influenced ...[text shortened]... y people like to lay the blame on someone else? Why do you think angels play the blame game too?[/b]