The act of predestining or the condition of being predestined.
The doctrine that God has foreordained all things, especially that God has elected certain souls to eternal salvation.
The act of God foreordaining all things gone before and to come.
(theol.) The doctrine that.
God foreordained everything that would happen.
God predestines certain souls to salvation and, esp. in Calvinism, others to damnation.
A predestinating or being predestinated; destiny; fate.
(theology) The doctrine
that everything has been foreordained by a God
, especially that certain people have been elected
, and sometimes also that others are destined for reprobation
The divine decree foreordaining all souls to either salvation or damnation.