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FOREORDINATION

That part of predestination which affirms that, besides foreseeing the future, God actually determines the future. Corresponds to predetermination and may also be applied to a human being's free choice to do or perform what has previously been decided on.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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