The occurrence of events at random, as undesigned happenings. While people may perceive events as random, in Scripture all events are subject to God’s sovereignty.
Chance in human life
Chance events overruled by God’s sovereignty
Urim and Thummim, seeming to be dependent on chance Ex 28:29-30 The Urim and Thummim were used by the high priest to declare God’s will. It was a form of casting lots showing either an affirmative or negative response to an enquiry. See also Nu 27:21; 1Sa 28:4-6; Ezr 2:62-63 pp Ne 7:64-65
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