Major Ian Thomas is an evangelical writer, theological teacher and founder of the Torchbearers bible schools. Among the many books that he wrote, the most influential have been: “The Saving Life Of Christ” , “The mystery of godliness” and “If I perish, I Perish.” Many of his teachings are re-posted here at Holy Bible Prophecy as well as SermonIndex. His burden in ministry was to express and show the indwelling life of Christ in believers and the rest and power that life will have in us as we trust and have faith.
“Freedom of Choice” by Major Ian Thomas
Never allow anyone to deceive you into believing that God has placed an arbitrary limitation upon the efficacy of the blood of Christ, or that there are those who cannot repent, even if they would, simply because God has deliberately placed them outside the scope of His redemptive purpose! This blasphemes the grace, the love and the integrity of God, and makes Him morally responsible for the unbelief of the unbeliever, for the impenitence of the impenitent, and saddles Him squarely with the guilt of the guilty as an aider and abettor of their sin.
Such is not the teaching of the Bible, for the Lord Jesus Christ made it abundantly clear that the reluctance is on man’s part, not on God’s!
Without freedom of choice it is equally impossible to obey or to disobey to be commended for the one or to be condemned for the other!
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