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God’s unconditional love

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God’s love for his children is not contingent upon anything they have done it is solely a demonstration of his love and mercy. God as the transcendent and non-contingent Creator of the Universe is not dependent upon any part of his creation in the demonstration of his attributes. God is totally free in demonstrating his grace and love. We who are his children are the unmerited recipients of his love and grace. To say that God’s demonstration of his salvific love is dependent upon some foreseen action of his creatures is an attack upon the aseity of God. For grace to be grace it must be free (Romans 11:6). Some would object and say that is just how God from eternity past chose to demonstrate his love. This is just another way of saying that God sovereignly chose to not be sovereign.

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