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The Law of the Harvest-Freedom and Behavior

The Law of the Harvest-Freedom and Behavior
When we make a good choice over a bad one or a better one over a good one we elevate our character to a higher level.    Think of what the "Law of the Harvest" means if we think of our choices as seeds of our present and future.   
We have been placed in an environment (this earth) where we are agents of behavior. We are each a seed of potential eternal increase.  God has planted us in the earth.   The law says that a seed will produce indefinitely as its seeds are harvested and replanted.  A seed does not produce another single seed when planted.  It produces a plant which in turn produces a field of plants itself.  
We are constantly choosing between opposing behaviors which are successively better or worse. This freedom or agency as we might call it is comparable to the concept of an agent in sports.  A free agent is a player that does not have a contract.  He can negotiate and choose a team that will hire him.  Once he has signed …

The Eternal Nature of Freedom

By Charles Brown

As we consider the principle of freedom, how far back should we go? When did it begin to exist as a precept or principle? A study of world history will give various examples of the idea.   Would it not have root in eternity?  Is it grounded in the philosophies of man or eternal truth?

For freedom to exist, at least three things must be present. Opposition or choices, Creation and Individuals capable of experiencing it. If none of these exist then freedom cannot. The fact is they all exist naturally. Are these things from God? That is the real question. Does God exist as a natural being in eternity or is he something men have invented to fill gaps in the theories of natural creation and their biblical interpretations?
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Those familiar with world history will tell you about the many societies that had wonderful moments of freedom and then lost it. The founders knew of those other societies. Their intent was to correct the mistakes of thos…