Best selling author and RightNerve blogger Greg Perry tells us about love and free will:
Those who don’t want to be with God are never going to be forced to be with Him. Forced love is not love; it’s something else.
You see, if God forced put everybody who didn’t want to be with Him in Heaven, Heaven would then be like a prison with people hating where they were.
Consider the downside to free-will (I suggest there is no downside but stay with me here): If, in the 6,000 years of human history, if man’s free-will resulted in only one person choosing to love God and only that one person ended up in Heaven, the perfection of love freely given would be no less than if the majority chose to be with Him.
Love freely given is love. If a man forces his love onto a woman, we’d consider him sick. God isn’t sick.
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