1412 foreknowledge

1412 foreknowledge

Foreknowledge is an aspect of God’s knowledge of everything, and thus nothing can surprise him. Jesus Christ had foreknowledge of his own death, resurrection and coming in glory.

God’s foreknowledge

Everything is within God’s knowledge Isa 42:9 See also 1Ki 22:14; Da 2:28; Mt 24:36 pp Mk 13:32

What God knows he ordains Isa 46:10-11 See also Ac 2:23; Ro 8:28-30; 1Pe 1:1-2

God’s foreknowledge of the Messiah Ac 3:18 See also Isa 11:1-3; Isa 53:7-9; Mic 5:2; Ac 2:22-23; Ac 4:27-28; 1Pe 1:20

God’s foreknowledge and his election of his people

God’s sovereign choice Ro 8:29 See also Pr 16:4; Ro 9:11-12; Ro 11:2; Eph 1:4; 1Pe 1:1-2,20

Human responsibility Heb 2:3 See also Jn 3:18,36; 1Co 15:2; 2Co 6:1-2; Eph 5:5-6; Heb 3:12; Heb 6:4-6; 2Pe 2:1; Heb 3:15; Ps 95:7-8

Jesus Christ’s foreknowledge

Of events within his general ministry Jn 6:64 See also Mt 17:27; Mt 26:31-34 pp Mk 14:27-30; Lk 22:34; Jn 13:38

Of his suffering and departure Jn 13:1 See also Mt 26:18; Mk 8:31 pp Lk 9:22; Lk 12:50; Lk 22:37; Jn 3:14; Jn 7:33; Jn 13:11,33; Jn 14:28; Jn 17:5; Jn 18:4; Jn 19:28

Of his coming in glory and judgment Mt 16:27 See also Mt 24:30-31 pp Mk 13:26-27; Mt 25:31; Mk 8:38 pp Lk 9:26; Lk 24:26

Jesus Christ’s lack of knowledge of the timing of his coming in glory Mk 13:32 pp Mt 24:36

See also

1020God, all-knowing
1355providence
1427prophecy
2024Christ, glory of
2045Christ, knowledge of
2230Messiah, coming of
2309Christ as judge
2565Christ, second coming
5051responsibility
5932response
6638election
6708predestination

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