Contributed on Mar 8, 2012
God is incomplete control of His creation. The lies of a natural force or of 'mother nature' not only contradict Scripture but take away from God the fact that He, and He alone is sovereign.
Psalm 139: 1-18 Last time we had a look at the idea that many have, in which the universe is run according to a mechanistic system, and that God is not in control over the things that happen in the world. There are many who believe that any ‘intrusion’ from outside, including that ...read more
Contributed on Mar 14, 2012
Do the things that happen in our lives happen by chance, or is it God working His eternal and unchangable plans and will?
1 Samuel 6:1-9 Just before we read this portion together I just want to put you in the picture of what has happened just before this that we are going to read about takes place. I’m not going to spend too much time with regards to the background of this portion of Scripture, but it is ...read more
Contributed on Mar 21, 2012
If God ordains whatsoever shall come to pass, does that mean that He is also the author of evil and sin? We have a look at human evil and the role it plays in Gods eternal plan for us.
Psalm 135 Is God responsible for human evil Over the last few weeks we have been looking at providence and what that means to us today. We saw in the first lesson that providence means that God sees everything, past, present and future, and He sees what causal effect every single action ...read more
Contributed on Apr 2, 2012
If God ordains whatsoever shall come to pass, what role do humans play in the greater picture? Are we merely puppets on a string or is the some sort of freedom we have to choose God?
What about human freedom? This is a very interesting topic, and there are a variety of answers that should actually be considered, and hopefully we will look at the main points during the course of our service this morning. I’m not going to be doing any recapping today, simply to say ...read more
Contributed on May 1, 2012
If God sovereignly ordains whatsoever shall come to pass, is it possible for Him to 'change His mind'?
CAN GOD CHANGE HIS IMMUTABLE ORDINATIONS? Over the course of the last five weeks we have spent much time considering the providence of God, and how He has ordained whatsoever shall come to pass and more importantly that He has immutably ordained whatsoever shall come to pass. With that in ...read more