The unity and continuity of His mission in all ages—this of necessity involving the verity of His preexistence and foreordination.
The doctrine of foreknowledge does not imply the truth of foreordination.
Oliver Cromwell never believed more radically in the foreordination of all human actions than did he.
And that was followed by a sermon three hours long, on the doctrine of foreordination!
With God, knowledge is necessarily foreknowledge; and foreknowledge and foreordination must be one, in an infinite Being.
And it come over me all at once, Maria, that the doctrine of foreordination holds good with things as well as people.
The good deacon sits in his pew and listens to the unfolding of proofs of election or foreordination.
Not one word about believing in the Trinity, or in foreordination or predestination.
Their election and foreordination are not the cause but the result of the fitness.
They gave us predestination, foreordination and just enough "free will" to go to hell.