Unanswered questions – Eli’s sons

On a Youtube video:

Your claim is that God chooses (and chooses arbitrarily). When God chose the house of Eli to be His priests forever, did He change His mind based on that actions of Eli’s sons? Can the chosen be rejected (un-chosen) based on their actions?

1Sa 2:30 Therefore the LORD, the God of Israel, declares: ‘I promised that your house and the house of your father should go in and out before me forever,’ but now the LORD declares: ‘Far be it from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

The Calvinist’s non-response:

I never said He chooses arbitrarily. He has His reasons. He just doesn’t always tell us what they are.

Can the chosen be rejected (un-chosen) based on their actions?

It depends on what they were chosen for. Those chosen for salvation, no.

The reply:

In 1 Sam 2:30, God recalls that He has given an “eternal” promise. This eternal promise is revoked based on the actions of human beings. Instead, God replaces His eternal promise with a new system in which He will reward based on actions. So the question to you: can God’s eternal promises be revoked? If so, in what way were they eternal? Can the elect, chosen for an eternal promise, reject God?

1Sa 2:30 Therefore the LORD, the God of Israel, declares: ‘I promised that your house and the house of your father should go in and out before me forever,’ but now the LORD declares: ‘Far be it from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

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