Bible Answer Man: Why Does God Gives Humans, but Not Fallen Angels, a Chance at Redemption?

www.christianpost.com | 8/19/2018 | Staff
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(Screenshot: Facebook/Bible Answer Man)"Bible Answer Man" Hank Hanegraaff in a podcast on March 5, 2018.

Hank Hanegraaff, the man behind the Bible Answer Man radio program, has admitted that he has no answer to the mystery why God chose to love humans so much.

Hanegraaff - Orthodox - Christian - Author - Research

Hanegraaff, an Eastern Orthodox Christian author who heads the Christian Research Institute, admitted to a listener in a clip posted on Facebook on Thursday that it is beyond his comprehension why God, in all His power and perfection, has chosen to share His love with people.

The question in full asked about why humans are given so many chances at redemption, while fallen angels are not treated with the same redemptive quality in the Bible.

Angels - Knowledge - Presence - God - Opportunity

"Angels, they had requisite knowledge, they were in the presence of God. They had the opportunity to serve him, but also they had the opportunity to serve themselves. They were created as volitional beings," Hanegraaff began in his explanation.

"And this is the essence of love. God creates those who have volition, and thus love becomes something meaningful. Whereas if they didn't have a choice, love would not be meaningful. God did not create angels, nor did he create people in such a way that they had to choose Him. They could choose against Him, and that is what happened with fallen angels."

God - Son - Jesus - Cross - People

But as to why God was willing to send his Son, with Jesus suffering so badly on the cross, so that people can be brought into His communion, the Bible Answer Man admitted:

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Question - Answer - Ability - Mystery - God

"It is a question I have no answer for. It is beyond my ability to articulate, or even fully contemplate. It is a mystery. Why would God, who is sufficient in the love relationships of the Trinity — the Father loving the Son, and the...
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