Religious liberty, freedom of choice, is of the utmost importance to God. The very thing that makes our love valuable to God is the fact that we do not have to give it. When we choose to give it, it makes it very valuable to Him. He gave us that freedom, that choice.
The power of choice that God has given to everyone depends upon the right action of the will. Before the fall, man’s will was naturally in harmony with God’s will. Man was made upright with noble traits of character without any inclination towards evil. But everything changed after the fall when man’s will was given into the control of Satan who ever since has been working in man to do his good pleasure.
There are a number of definitions of freedom, so before looking at this subject we must make sure we understand about what we are talking. From www.dictionary.com we learn that freedom is a noun, defined as
- the state of being free or at liberty rather than in confinement or under physical restraint: He won his ...