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Freedom of choice is an illusion as we are confined to the dictates of our will. As we desire, so then we choose but many either feign or presuppose a power to overrule even their own mental predisposition. How can that be so? As a reaction requires a stimilulus, the same with the phenomena known as choice. When I choose to eat either vanilla or chocolate ice cream, it is because I desired one more than the other not that I had the power of contrary choice.
The power of choice is not that which transcends the material with one notable exclusion that is in the matter of divine regeneration specifically in trusting the mechanisms by which the LORD of Glory ordained and determined men would believe a particular set of facts, truth, or doctrine through God-given means of faith and the successful accomplished redemption of their sins by the power of God alone. How do I know this? Because the Scriptures themself teach that these things are not revealed by flesh and blood but by the Father that has the power to draw men to Christ.
Matthew 16:17 KJVS And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
John 6:44 KJVS No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.
The gospel itself would not be a mystery if it were privy to common human reasoning or inquiry. To demonstrate this is not the case, I present the following:
Mark 4:11 KJVS And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:
1 Corinthians 2:6-16 KJVS Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:  But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, ev...