Theology, Biblical Doctrines, Sin & Repentance, Apologetics, Salvation & Justification, Calvinism, Church

How Jesus Saves Every Soul that Comes to Faith

27 And with him they crucify two thieves; the one on his right hand, and the other on his left. 28 And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors. 29 And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple,… Continue reading How Jesus Saves Every Soul that Comes to Faith

Calvinism, Christian Living, Sin & Repentance, Theology

New Book Growing Up (With) R.C. All About the Gospel and Grace

Editor’s note: Those familiar with the life of R.C. Sproul Jr. know that certain decisions in his personal life have caused scandal. The results of those choices have cost him dearly: overseeing a worldwide ministry, speaking engagements, associations, financial security, and his reputation, among others. Since his public downfall, R.C. Jr. has wept privately and… Continue reading New Book Growing Up (With) R.C. All About the Gospel and Grace

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Calvinism, Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society, End Times Issues, Faith

In Times Like This, We Need a Savior

In the midst of a world that seems to be going more mad with each passing day, we need a Savior. I need a Savior. You need a Savior. “In times like these you need a Savior In times like these you need an anchor Be very sure, be very sure Your anchor holds and… Continue reading In Times Like This, We Need a Savior

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Calvinism, Church, Church history, Theology

A Brief Summary of the Doctrines of Sovereign Grace

A lovely tulip provides a good opportunity to summarize the doctrines of sovereign grace that sets forth several great truths about salvation. The acronym T.U.L.I.P. has proven to be helpful to many as a memory aid. Total Depravity (Total Inability and Original Sin) Unconditional Election Limited Atonement (Particular or Definite Atonement) Irresistible Grace (Effectual Calling… Continue reading A Brief Summary of the Doctrines of Sovereign Grace

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Calvinism, Christian Living, Church history, Faith, Sin & Repentance, Theology

Three Great Covenants of God

Covenant of Works * Covenant of Grace * Covenant of Redemption In the New Testament the word translated most often “covenant” is diatheke, which is not the usual Greek word for covenant. The normal word is suntheke. The question arises as to why the usage of diatheke. Though diatheke includes the idea of a contract,… Continue reading Three Great Covenants of God

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Calvinism, Faith, Salvation & Justification, Theology

Jacob and Esau What Does Election Say to You?

“As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.” –Romans 9:13 The Biblical doctrine of election remains one of the most unpopular and emotionally charged teaching in Christendom. Many pastors, teachers, and Christian authors are not simply opposed to the doctrines of grace, and God’s sovereignty in salvation, they are openly… Continue reading Jacob and Esau What Does Election Say to You?

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The Love of God with Outstretched Arms

Dr. T.T. Shields was the pastor of Jarvis Street Baptist Church in Toronto, Canada.  He tells this wonderful story illustrating the love of God. In the home of a friend one day, as he reclined on the lounge opposite, and I in an easy chair, we were having a pleasant chat until dinner was called,… Continue reading The Love of God with Outstretched Arms