God hardens Pharaoh’s heart, yet holds him responsible for his actions. Is there a contradiction here? Exo 7 also shows that Pharaoh hardens his own heart. Can both be true? Is there contradiction here? This chapter is full of mystery. Divine Sovereignty runs parallel to Human Responsibility. God’s glory is displayed in both.
Lesson: We will all ultimately know God either by His Redeeming Mercy or by His Righteous Judgment