One of the things I find funny about Christianity is their so called claim that man has free will. But I have to question this so called free will based on my understanding of it. Man since his "creation" was given free will to enable him to choose between obeying God his creator or rebelling against him by not subjecting yourself to his will. From a secular perspective free will means to me that you basically can do with your life what you wish.
Of course I believe that certain things in life have consequences that can be detrimental to you in the future, but just living a good and decent life should not be one of those things that should warrant punishment. The bible teaches that mankind is sinful and always drawn to those things that are evil and away from those things that are good. Romans 3:23 states that we all have sinned and come short of the glory of God.
This is not true free will because it is linked to your obeying and living a life that is pleasing to the Lord. It's more like conditional will because you don't have many choices. And the wrong choice, in this case living your life your way will result in you being condemned eternally. For this cruel imaginary God the only way to guarantee yourself a place in his heaven is if you agree to stroke is over bloated ego.
If you live a good life and never do anyone any harm according to the bible you will still earn yourself a place in hell because you did not waste your life stroking God's ego. He loves it when you tell him how great he is and remind him how powerful and merciful he is. So by rejecting a belief in God you offend him so greatly that he needs to punish you forever. Ephesians 2:8,9 8For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:9Not of works, lest any man should boast.
The Christian idea of free will is a joke and not even real free will, once again the bible is a lie. The only way to salvation is to accept Jesus as your lord and savior and to then try to live a life that is pleasing to God, and don't forget to pray daily and tell him what a great and wonderful God he really is because if you don't blow smoke up his ass and show him some gratitude for saving you you might make him angry.