When any of the "Mission Impossible" movies opens up, the lead spy receives instructions for a mission that needs to me completed. Somewhere in the recorded mission is always the phrase, "if you should choose to accept it..." There is always a choice. In Mission Impossible the orders come from IMF. As followers of Jesus we are called to live life on mission. Our orders come from the Holy Spirit and similar to IMF, we always have the choice or whether or not we want to carry out the mission. God did not create robots. Instead, He created us in His image with the choice to follow or not to follow.