Will in a sentence πŸ”Š

Definition of Will

(archaic) To wish, desire. [9th–19th c.] | (transitive, intransitive) To instruct (that something be done) in one's will. [from 9th c.] | (transitive) To try to make (something) happen by using one's will (intention). [from 10th c.]

Short Example Sentences for Will

How to use Will in Sentences?

  • 1. As it does not influence the will itself, so it cannot excuse for acts of the will. πŸ”Š
  • 2. It is his will alone which is to be considered, and not the means by which it has been determined. πŸ”Š
  • 3. It absolutely and unconditionally determines the will at all times, and in all cases. πŸ”Š
  • 4. This acts directly upon the will itself, and absolutely controls all its movements. πŸ”Š
  • 5. He contends that volition is caused, not by the will nor the mind, but by the strongest motive. πŸ”Š
  • 6. And this being the question, what does it signify to tell us, that the will is a producing power? πŸ”Š
  • 7. For, say they, if the future is necessary, that which is to happen will happen whatever I may do. πŸ”Š
  • 8. It reaches not to the interior sphere of the will itself, and has no more to do with its freedom than has the influence of the stars. πŸ”Š
  • 9. If we make a conquest of all the truth, this will make a conquest of all the difficulties within our reach. πŸ”Š
  • 10. This is the first question to be considered; and the discussion of it will occupy the remainder of the present chapter. πŸ”Š
  • 11. It does not present even a seeming inconsistency between his secret will and his command, but between two portions of his revealed will. πŸ”Š
  • 12. And as according to his postulate, the will or volition is also caused by other things of which it has no disposal, so they are also necessitated. πŸ”Š
  • 13. He will allow no more sin to make its appearance in the world, say they, than he will cause to redound to the good of the universe. πŸ”Š
  • 14. Let this be blown away, and the darkness which seems to overhang the moral government of the world will disappear like the mists of the morning. πŸ”Š
  • 15. The will may be absolutely necessitated in all its acts, and yet the body may be free from external co-action or natural necessity! πŸ”Š
  • 16. So true it is, that the most systematic thinker, who begins by denying the truth, will be sure to end by contradicting himself. πŸ”Š
  • 17. The bare fact that we will such and such a thing, without regard to how we come by the volition, is sufficient to render us accountable for it. πŸ”Š
  • 18. But his extreme anxiety to save the credit of his author has betrayed him, it seems to us, into an apology which will not bear a close examination. πŸ”Š
  • 19. If his logic be good for anything, it will prove that God is the author of sin as well as of virtue. πŸ”Š
  • 20. But this reason, however specious and imposing at first view, will lose much of its apparent force upon a closer examination. πŸ”Š
  • 21. Such, if we may believe these learned Calvinists, is the idea of the freedom of the will which belongs to their system. πŸ”Š
  • 22. Hobbes, it will be hereafter seen, was the first who, either designedly or undesignedly, palmed off this imposture upon the world. πŸ”Š
  • 23. We have now seen the nature of that freedom of the will which the immortal Edwards has exerted all his powers to recommend to the Christian world! πŸ”Š
  • 24. According to this Calvinistic divine, the will is not determined by the strongest motive; on the contrary, it is self-active and self-determined. πŸ”Š
  • 25. We may please to do a thing, nay, we may freely will it, and yet a natural necessity may cut off and prevent the external consequence of the act. πŸ”Š
  • 26. Of course he is not accountable for the failure of the consequence of his will in the one case, nor for the consequence of the force imposed on his body in the other. πŸ”Š
  • 27. And if so, it will certainly follow, that an infinitely wise Being, who always chooses what is best, must choose that there should be such a thing. πŸ”Š
  • 28. However, if they will call this a contradiction of wills, we know that there is such a thing; so that it is the greatest absurdity to dispute about it. πŸ”Š
  • 29. If an object is calculated to excite a certain feeling or emotion in the mind, that feeling or emotion will necessarily arise in view of such object. πŸ”Š
  • 30. Thus the liberty of the will is made to consist not in the denial that its volitions are produced, but in the absence of impediments which might hinder its operations from taking effect. πŸ”Š