Thoughts on the Election

To my friends who voted for Mrs. Clinton: First, I still love you and I hope that we will remain friends. I know that there is a lot of uncertainty about a Trump presidency and I write to you to speak to that. The most important thing to know is that the process worked as … [Read more…]

Enduring Faith; The Security of the Believer

The Security of the Believer All true believers endure to the end. Those whom God has accepted in Christ, and sanctified by His Spirit, will never fall away from the state of grace, but shall persevere to the end. Believers may fall into sin through neglect and temptation, whereby they grieve the Spirit, impair their … [Read more…]

For Whom Did Jesus Die? (Particular Redemption)

Our thanks to 3rd Millenium Ministries for the below…  In Reformed theology we affirm the doctrine of definite atonement, which is sometimes called particular redemption, effective atonement or limited atonement (“limited” is not in reference to the power or value of Jesus’ death, but in reference to the number of people for whom Christ purchased salvation). Definite atonement is to be … [Read more…]

A Little Chat About Depravity

The natural state of man is total depravity; that is man’s nature is crippled by sin. So much so that he is incapable of seeking God. This is a topic that is not accepted by many, especially by those who have embraced a works based righteousness and, most especially, those who insist that they will … [Read more…]

The Dispensation of Conscience/Moral Responsibility (Summary)

Having now sinned (Genesis 3:6-7), the Dispensation of Conscience begins. We find the following events: Adam and Eve are expelled from Eden (Genesis 3:22-24) The serpent is cursed (Genesis 3:14-15) Women are cursed (Genesis 3:16) Men are also cursed including having to till a cursed earth (Genesis 3:17-19) The first promise of a Redeemer (proto-evangelion) … [Read more…]