What does the Bible say about morality?

Is morality subjective or objective?

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Joseph was handsome and had a good physique. His character stands out as one of the purest in history. He allowed no temptation to affect his high MORALITY, no calamity to shake his implicit faith in God, no adversity to depress him, and no power or position to make him proud and haughty. 

In his father’s house he had likely been pampered; in slavery he was falsely accused. In the palace as the ruler of what was then the greatest kingdom on earth he was always the same truthful, pure, just, merciful, kind and God-fearing man.

MORALITY is subjective as Man Is A "Free Moral Agent". If man were not a free moral agent, God would be entirely responsible for all sin, the effect of sin, rebellion, sickness, and the damnation of people, demons, and angels. 

Seven facts about free moral agency: 

1. Man has no choice about coming into the world, but after he is here and old enough to be responsible, he is held accountable for his salvation or damnation (Mk. 16:15-16 Lk. 13:3,5). Man has his own will to exercise in this matter (Jn. 3:16; 6:37; 7:17; Rev. 22:17). 

2. It is God's will that all people who will to be, shall be saved (Rev. 22:17; Jn. 3:16; 1Tim. 2:4; 2Pet. 3:9; Rev. 22:17). 

3. People are commanded to choose God (Josh. 24:15; Lk. 13:3,5). 

4. People are to be cursed if they do not choose God (Prov. 1:29-33 Mk. 16:16; Isa. 66:3). 

5. It is impossible to serve God and Satan at the same time (Mt. 6:24; Jn. 8:32-36 Rom. 6:16-23; 8:12-13). 

6. Promises are given to people upon the basis of their choice (Rev. 22:17; Mt. 16:24-25 Mk. 3:35; 16:16; Jn. 3:16; 5:40; 7:17; 9:31; 12:26). 

7. In over 4,000 scriptures where "choose," "will," and other words expressing volition are used, not one suggests that God forces any man to accept Him and do His will. Man's relationship with God is entirely on a voluntary basis (Rev. 22:17; Mk. 16:16; Jn. 3:16; 7:17; 1Pet. 5:2) No man recognizing that endless decisions are necessary to daily life can deny the fact of free acts and conduct, for he knows he has freedom of action--moral action--concerning right and wrong, and that he is responsible to God for his every act. If one can deny these facts, he can deny his very existence and prove it on the same basis he tries to prove that he is not a free moral agent. That he is and that he is free to choose his own destiny and daily moral actions are facts known to sane beings.

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