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A "Free" Will

People say: "Yes, certainly, God has given us a free will." To this I reply: "To be sure, He has given us a 'free' will; why then will you not let it remain free but make it your 'own' will?" If you do with it what you will, it is not a free will. It is your own will.

But God has given neither you nor any man your own will, for your own will comes from the devil and from Adam. They made the free will which they recieved from God into their own will. For a free will desires nothing of its own. It only cares for the will of God, and so it remains free, cleaving and clinging to nothing.

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