6663 freedom, of the will
The ability to make decisions without being coerced by external forces. Scripture stresses that people are confronted with free choices between good and evil and commands them to choose good. However, it also notes that limitations are placed upon human actions through the enslaving power of sin.
Freedom of the will
The effect of sin upon freedom of the will
Sin prevents human beings from breaking free from its bondage Ro 7:14-20 See also Ro 6:16,22; Ro 7:25 Paul stresses that it is only through Jesus Christ that human beings can be freed from servitude to sin.
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