How do we become children of God?

Posted by on April 17, 2024 at 11:07 pm

How do we become children of God?  I answer, first, by “eternal election;” and therefore we are called “a chosen generation,” 1 Pet. 2:9.  2 By “pre-adoption“. And, because ye are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father,” Gal. 4:6.  3, By regeneration. God, who from everlasting willed […]

What doctrine is more emptying?

Posted by on February 7, 2022 at 11:29 am

What doctrine is more emptying, humbling, and therefore sanctifying, than predestination? It lays the axe at the root of all human boasting! In the light of this truth, the most holy believer sees that there is no difference between him and the vilest sinner that crawls the earth–but what the sovereign grace of God has […]

The Providence of God!

Posted by on October 7, 2019 at 6:30 am

The Providence of God! (Don Fortner) “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 Predestination is the sovereign, eternal, immutable, unalterable purpose of God almighty, by which He ordained and ordered, according to His own will […]

Predestined to Adoption

Posted by on December 27, 2015 at 12:04 pm

Predestined to Adoption Ephesians 1:5 Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, I know a little about the subject of adoption. I was adopted into the family of Leo and Maggie Eddmenson in 1956. They made arrangements to adopt me before […]

God chose an elect people before the foundation of the world

Posted by on March 28, 2015 at 10:28 am

God chose an elect people before the foundation of the world and gave them to Christ to redeem. Christ became what they were, yet without sin and lived perfectly and died in their place, being made sin for them. The Spirit of God called and caused them to hear the preaching of the Gospel. He […]

Why should I cry out if the sun of my prosperity goes down

Posted by on June 28, 2014 at 9:25 am

Why should I cry out if the sun of my prosperity goes down, if in the darkness of my adversity I shall be the better able to count the starry promises with which my faithful God has been pleased to gem the sky?   Charles Spurgeon “Thus says the Lord; I remember you, the kindness of […]

The children of the Promise

Posted by on November 5, 2011 at 6:50 am

The children of the Promise Chris Cunningham Romans 9:4 Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises; 5 Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, […]

The Gospel of the Bible

Posted by on July 28, 2011 at 6:01 am

The Gospel of the Bible Salvation of sinners is all about the glory of God (Rom 11:36, Col 3:11, 2 Thess 2:14) and it is in this salvation of sinners that all the divine attributes of God are gloriously revealed. The reconciliation of fallen sinners to a Holy God requires the infinitely powerful work of […]

“I have many people in this city!”

Posted by on July 15, 2011 at 4:09 am

Acts 18:10 This should be a great encouragement to evangelize—since God has among the vilest of the vile, the most reprobate, the most debauched and drunken—an elect people who must be saved. When you take the Word to them, you do so because God has ordained you to be the messenger of life to their […]