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Synonyms for foreknow

to know in advance

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realize beforehand

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Although God, by virtue of His almightiness, always already foreknows every eventual decision of His creatures, this very knowledge, by virtue of the free will of His creatures, is also always deferred.
Thus he is able to create randomness, to foreknow its outcomes, and to ensure that his will is accomplished--not in spite of randomness, but as we saw in Section 6, because randomness is one of the means of accomplishing his will.
In his response to Erasmus in The Bondage of the Will, Luther maintained that "God foreknows nothing contingently, but that he foresees and purposes and does all things by his immutable, eternal, and infallible will.
It is with a light hand that Gregory sketches this chapter, but he does not avoid the theological issues needed to explicate Milton's artistic choices in creating human figures who are completely free to choose and a God who foreknows but does not predestine.
It is through the Dandy that the artist foreknows his double nature.
Most of us think that God foreknows everything; a few among us think that God foreknows all that can be known but not everything (this is the view that in the past decade became known as "open theism.
That this long discussion may be at length concluded by a brief summary of the whole matter, we must hold that God foreknows all future events, but that he has not decreed them all absolutely: lest the consequence should be that sin in general would be imputed to the Deity, and evil spirits and wicked men exempted from blame.
Aragorn's heroic stature is most fully revealed in his death, which he foreknows and chooses.
Temporal fatalism occurs when God infallibly foreknows, from God's eternal present, that some event will happen in some creature's future; causal determinism refers to the unilateral predefinition of effects produced by the power relation between omnipotent divine causality and created causes.