Intentional sin. Backsliding. Can it lead to a moment in which it is impossible to turn back to God?
When we sin intentionally and continue to do so, is there a moment at which God turns our minds into “reprobate minds” and turns our hearts away from Him? Is there a moment in a life of backsliding at which it is impossible to turn back to God? If our names are left out of the Book of Life, is there really any point in trying to reverse a life of sin?
Is God Finished with Me?
Softening a heart that’s been hardened toward God can seem an insurmountable task—even impossible.
Once a person has hardened their heart toward God . . . it’s difficult to reverse the process. Sin has a tendency to creep in and lock on. Then, feeble, seemingly insignificant attempts at softening our hearts fail. And fail. And fail again. And after a while, trying seems useless. We don’t feel sincere. We don’t feel capable.
Can My Hardened Heart Be Fixed?
In what sense and why does a God of love harden hearts?
Why in the world would God harden someone’s heart? Why did He harden Pharoah’s heart (you know, back when the Israelites were enslaved in Egypt)? How could a God of love possibly do such a thing? If you’ve ever wondered about that, then you’ll enjoy the insight this article provides.
Why Does a God of Love Harden Hearts?