9 conclusions we can make about the doctrine of hardening. Starting with Romans 9 we look at the biblical teaching on how, when and why God hardens hearts. Questions from the Q&A at the end of the video Does Romans 9:29 mean that God will create some people specifically to dishonor Him in order to carry out His will? Is this an example of God simply knowing what the actions of Pharaoh would be if he were in that situation? The process of a person becoming hard seems to begin with that person’s own will before God hardens them. Does the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit relate to having a permanently hard heart? Can you pray for someone’s heart to be softened?