by Tim Conway of Grace Community Church on October 5, 2015 Christ… is the absolute owner. Go out to your car this afternoon and you just stop in your tracks and look at it and you recognize that’s His. Look at yourself in the mirror those eyeballs in your head those are His. Your hand, […]Read More Christ is the Absolute Owner of Everything
“All the Scriptures unite in teaching that our salvation and eternal life depend on God and on God alone [Psalm 69:29]. To a good man this is cause for joy; to the proud and rebellious, of fear and alarm.” –William S. Plumer “Psalms” p. 698 https://stilltheyspeak.wordpress.com/2017/01/13/cause-for-joy/Read More Cause of Joy or Cause For Alarm?
Salvation is undoubtedly all of grace. It is offered freely in the Gospel to the chief of sinners, without money and without price. “By grace are you saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God–not of works, lest any man should boast.” (Eph. 2:8-9) But all who accept this great […]Read More The Cross of Doctrine and Practice
So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy. Romans 9. 16Read More The Illusion of Man’s Free Will
Before we can learn to trust that God is in control of all of life’s circumstances, we have to answer four questions: Is God really in control? How much control does He have? If He is not in complete control, then who/what is? How can I learn to trust that He is in control and […]Read More How Can I Learn To Trust That God is in Control
Well written article, take the time to read it. Filled with good thoughts, much scripture, and well-worded quotes…all in all it will help the reader understand that the Sovereignty of God and salvation are inseparable. Written by Robert L. (Bob)Deffinbaugh, via Bible.org As much as we like to believe we are fully submissive to the […]Read More The Sovereignty of God in Salvation – (Romans 9:1-24)
I find it amazing to read the comments of so called Christians on other blogs and elsewhere online that say that God is sovereign yet man has a free will. This is an ever-present source of confusion and irritation to me, and I would like to clarify these two terms here and now for all […]Read More Sovereignty or Submissiveness?
There are two mains camps of theology within Christianity in America today: Arminianism and Calvinism. Calvinism is a system of biblical interpretation taught by John Calvin. Calvin lived in France in the 1500’s at the time of Martin Luther who sparked the Reformation. The system of Calvinism adheres to a very high view of scripture […]Read More The Five Points of Calvinism