Men love their free will. But, upon examination, the Doctrine of Free will – what does it do? “It magnifies man into God. It declares God's purposes a nullity, since they cannot be carried out unless men are willing. It makes God's will a waiting servant to the will of man, and the whole covenant… Continue reading The Doctrine of Election Must Be Important
“But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren” (Luke 22:32). He was a huge man in his thirties, weighing more than 350 pounds. He was also an unhappy man who was desperate to lose weight. He wanted to change. He wanted to be different.… Continue reading When Will I Be Different?
AN EXPOSITION OF 1 TIMOTHY 2:9-15 9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided [braided] hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; Women have a role in the church in accordance with the Divine design. Women should attend the meetings quietly, learn in… Continue reading The Case Against Ordaining Women Preachers
In the process of salvation, the Holy Spirit is pleased to use means to convey the truth to the heart of the sinner. Sometimes the reading of the Word is sufficient. More often the Lord is pleased to use the preaching of the Word as an effectual means of convincing and converting sinners and of… Continue reading The Limitations of Common Grace
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
Despite resistance to the Biblical teaching that Christ did not die merely to make salvation possible, but to reconcile God and man, and to put men in actual possession of eternal salvation, Arminians themselves limit the extent of the atonement. That is the irony of their theological position. What Arminians condemn, they embrace. Consider the… Continue reading A Conversation with an Arminian on Who Limits the Atonement
The young man sat alone on the bus and most of the time stared out the window. He was in his mid-twenties, nice looking with a kind face. His dark blue shirt matched the color of his eyes. His hair was short and neat. Occasionally he would look away from the window and the anxiety… Continue reading The White Ribbon of Forgiveness