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« on: April 29, 2008, 08:38:15 AM »

Psalm 139:10-20 says "All the days of our lives were written, even before one of them started."

What does this mean. Does the Church believe in predestination?



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(Acts 4:27-28) For truly against Your holy Servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together to do whatever Your hand and Your purpose determined before to be done.
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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2008, 02:24:21 AM »

I'd say it means God knows all and has an eternal plan.
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2008, 01:32:17 AM »

Those verses foreshadow Christ's resurrection from the dead as foreshadowed by the Prophet David.  Predestination has nothing to do with the above verses.

Source: Orthodox Study Bible.
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