Contributed on Dec 15, 2015
Can a man resist God's laws? Can he resist God's grace? Two different questions...
Can a man resist God? Now that too, on the surface, seems like an easy question to answer. God’s Word has been published lo these many years. The Judaeo-Christian value system has been proclaimed all over. Why, the very creation cries out about who God is and how He ought to be feared! ...read more
Contributed on Dec 2, 2015
How God's people fuss over various doctrinal differences! To their own loss, for there is truth on both sides. Also a short history of the struggle, including a look at Pelagius, Calvin, and Arminius.
A POINTED DISCUSSION ABOUT THE AMAZING GRACE OF GOD The 5 points of Arminianism and of Calvinism. Reviewed, questioned, affirmed Preface I must say at the outset that the following paper was meant to be as fair and balanced as possible, giving as much Scriptural weight to one side as the other, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 7, 2015
"In my flesh is no good thing," says Paul. Most of us have found this to be true from our experience. All will, eventually.
Let's deal with the subject of human Depravity, and in this discussion, its opposite, namely free will. So how can free will be the opposite of depravity? Remember we said above that the corruption of the human race extends to all areas of a person’s life, and one of those areas is the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 9, 2015
Does God choose His people based on things they have or have not done? Or does He choose them based on His own purposes?
God’s choices or men’s? Election “God sees the future. He sees who will make a decision for Him, and saves those people,” or, “Before there was a world, He chose His disciples, the ones He would call out of this evil world, and then visited those chosen ones with ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2015
Was it for every single person that Jesus died, or only HIs elect? Tough question...
For Whom Did Jesus Die? Jesus died for every single soul that ever lived or ever will live (unlimited atonement) or, Jesus died for His own, the ones God saw from the beginning, the elect (limited atonement). With the “L” of the Tulip, we come to a bump in the road for many. Trying to ...read more
Contributed on Dec 18, 2015
Jesus gives us eternal life, and we shall never perish. Sounds plain. But what about those Hebrews verses...
Can I lose my salvation? My, the conversations this has stirred up among us through the years. It’s obviously not as clear as one would like it to be. Again we hang on God’s every word, and lean not to our own understanding or interpretation or favorite theologian or author. There ...read more