Does God know the future?

A contingency in Christianity—namely, open theists—say that God does not have perfect knowledge of the future. How do we respond to this crisis within Christianity? Hank Hanegraaff, the host of the 𝘉𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘈𝘯𝘴𝘸𝘦𝘳 𝘔𝘢𝘯 broadcast and the 𝘏𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘜𝘯𝘱𝘭𝘶𝘨𝘨𝘦𝘥 podcast, says from beginning to end, the Bible teaches the omniscience of God. In the words of Isaiah, God knows “the end from the beginning” (Isaiah 46:10). As such, God’s knowledge is exhaustive, including even those things in the future (cf. Job 37: 16; Psalm 139: 1–6; 147:5; Hebrews 4: 12–13). If God’s knowledge of the future is fallible, biblical predictions that depend on human agency might well have turned out wrong.






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