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Thus God foreknew that Adam would fall of his own free will; his fall was therefore certain, but not necessary, since it proceeded from his own free will, which is incompatible with necessity.
Wycliffe's reasoning was straightforward enough: In the first place, God's omniscience implied that he foreknew the outcome of individual lives in advance of their being lived; in the second place, Jesus' sacrifice on the cross had been sufficient and complete and didn't need to be supplemented by human works.
2:4, Aureol formed a syllogism whose major premise stated that God willed all to be saved who placed no obstacle to grace at the moment of their death; the minor premise: God foreknew Peter would place no such obstacle; and thus God willed grace and glory for Peter.
8:28): "For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn within a large family.
For just as he desired that the cup of the passion be taken away from himself according to his fleshly will, which he foreknew was not to be taken away, so he prayed that the sentence of condemnation, which he immutably foresaw, be mitigated for others according to tender pity.
Disavowing any sectarian interest in theology, Marple explained that Peter believed himself not guilty of murder because "God foreknew before he was born what he would do, and if he foreknew it that it had to come to pass, and that he therefore was guilty of no wrong.