Can we extricate ourselves from Molinism?
(08-01-2011, 10:52 AM)Melkite Wrote:
(08-01-2011, 09:50 AM)Silouan Wrote: Eternal pain and torment are not good. Either God is love or He is not. If He is love then He offers salvation to all. In fact God is wonderfully and gloriously unjust in His treatment of us. St Isaac the Syrian said it best:

"Do not call God just, for His justice is not manifest in things concerning you. And if David calls Him just and upright, His Son revealed to us that He is good and kind. ‘He is good’, He says, ‘to the evil and to the impious.’ How can you call God just when you come across the Scriptural passage on the wage given to the workers? ‘Friend, I do thee no wrong: I choose to give unto this last even as unto thee. Or is thine eye evil because I am good?’ How can a man call God just when he comes across the passage on the prodigal son who wasted his wealth with riotous living, how for the compunction alone which he showed, the father ran and fell upon his neck and gave him authority over all his wealth? None other but His very Son said these things concerning Him, lest we doubt it, and thus bore witness concerning Him. Where, then, is God’s justice, for while we are sinners Christ died for us! But if here He is merciful, we may believe that He will not change."


Talk about missing the point.

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Re: Can we extricate ourselves from Molinism? - by Vetus Ordo - 08-01-2011, 11:05 AM

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