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V But why are not all God's wishes

1. realized? Bec. [Because] the gratific. [gratification] of them
sometimes depends not solely on his will
– or if it did, would involve palp-
-able inconsistencies.

2. To secure the holiness of a moral
being, something depends on the creature = his
own free choice. To prevent sin – the
creature must decide against it as well
as God. If creature thwarts Gs. [God's] wishes
as he may – then t. [the] fault is not God's.

3. But is not G. [God] Omnipotent?
Can he not save all if he wishes?

Non sequitur. Omnip. [Omnipotent] doesn't lead to
repentance. Distinguish nat. & mor Evil
physic & moral however or influence – –.

O. [Omnipotent] power to do all poss. [possible] things –.

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Kortney Marie

Lines 11-12: Possible transcription: If creature warts his wishes as he may- than the fault is not Gods.

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