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The sovereignty of God or mystical quietism?

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by evangelist6589, May 6, 2012.

  1. evangelist6589

    evangelist6589 Well-Known Member
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    Recently someone told me to let go and let God do the work. I appreciated his intentions with his advice, however I think he was teaching quietism which is (unless I confused it with Pietism) the teachings from mysticism which says to let go and let God. I said in response that God wants me to do my part and have responsibility, and He will do His part. I cannot let go and let God because thats a unbiblical teaching from mysticism. What do you say?
  2. Alive in Christ

    Alive in Christ New Member

    Jun 22, 2008
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    There is a time for both.

    Sometimes taking the initative is what is called for. Other times the thing to do is "let go and let God".

    A time of uncluttered, prayerfull contemplation can indeed be very VERY profitable. There is nothing at all unchristian or unscripturual regarding Godly quiet contemplation.

    Praise the Lord! :jesus:
    #2 Alive in Christ, May 6, 2012
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