Sovereignty and Responsibility

One might ask, “how do you reconcile God’s sovereignty with man’s responsibility”?  The answer is simple. They don’t have to be reconciled because they are already friends. Please don’t misunderstand. I did not say, “sovereignty versus free will”. Those two things are mutually exclusive. God cannot be sovereign if man determines the destiny of his own soul. The Word of

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By Grace Through Faith

Faith is the means of Grace. It is the only means of grace. Faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen. To make anything else a means of grace is to have a works gospel. Whatever is not of faith is sin. So where does that leave The Preaching of the gospel, Prayer,

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Restraining Grace

What is of more profit to a child? For their father to provide them with an abundance of material things, or for their father to grab them by the hand and pull them back from running out into traffic? Some of the greatest blessings we receive from our loving heavenly Father are the things He restrains us from. Like a

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A paradox

· False humility takes pride in being humble. The truly humble believe themselves to be proud. · The fools believe themselves to be wise. The wise believe themselves to be fools. · The blind think they can see. Those who can see, believe themselves to be blind. · The unfaithful believe themselves to be faithful. The faithful believe themselves to

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Dogs are Beggars

Dogs are beggars by nature. They are not embarrassed to beg. You can’t offend a dog for begging. The only thing that stops a dog from begging is the threat of punishment. Knowing that there is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, God’s dogs are never ashamed of, nor deterred from begging. They happily wait

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When is a sinner saved?

Men have debated this questions for millenniums. Most of the controversy stems from man’s effort to reconcile the temporal to the eternal. Living in a world of time and space, he tries to define the when in this question as a single event! Scripture settles all controversies. So, what sayeth the scriptures? 1. God’s elect were saved in the covenant

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