Do people have free will? The distinction of “things below us” and “things above us” will help us keep true to what the Scriptures say about our free will (or lack thereof), lest we think that we can contribute anything to our salvation. That glory belongs to Christ alone.
For more on this, check out the Augsburg Confess, Article 18 here:
And the Apology of the Augsburg Confession, Article 18 here:
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