OK, this maybe isn't entirely fair i.e. taking easy criticisms of Calvinism. However, we do try and tackle some of the harder stuff too. Not sure why our friend above should find problems with the thought that angels cannot rejoice when the unconditionally elected come to Christ.
1) Angels (indeed all of us) should rejoice because salvation is not a wily nily affair, hingeing ultimately on the changing whims of wicked sinners. God is sovereign and not degenerate man. We rejoice therefore because the holy and righteous decree of God, which infallibly ensured the salvation of the elect, has come to pass.
2) Angels rejoice because Christ is seeing the travail of His soul and is being satisfied. All for whom the Saviour made atonement will be saved. There is no reason why they should be damned.
3) Angels rejoice because the power of the Spirit of God in His regenerating work will be successfully displayed. Without the predestination of God, no sinner can repent and believe the gospel.
5) Angels rejoice because when the sinner does come - he is saved from the awful wrath of God for his sin and saved to a life of holiness.
Inherent in the objection is the exceedingly strange thought that the angels cannot rejoice at something because it was a "forgone [sic] conclusion" If this is so, then I assume that they did not rejoice at the thought of the Saviour coming into the world, being born of a virgin, overcoming the Devil in the wilderness, going to the Cross, rising again from the dead, ascending back up into heaven, receiving a name that is above every other name, and returning to earth again etc. All these things happened in relation to the decree of God and could not be prevented.
As said, not one of the better objections against Calvinism.
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