Tag Archives: Predestination

The God of Love Who Sometimes Speaks through Dreams


In Genesis chapters 40 and 41, we find God speaking to unbelieving people about  what will happen and he uses the strange medium of dreams. Joseph is used to bring the interpretation but the emphasis is on God speaking, this … Continue reading

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Is Reformed Theology A Grand Vision Or Just A Tulip?


We very often hear discussions of the Five Points of Calvinism as though they amounted to the totality of Reformed thinking,John Calvin himself would have been horrified that his theology had been reduced to just five points. Of course historically … Continue reading

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Predestination and the Assurance of Faith.


For many the word predestination is a scary word that causes them to doubt the goodness of God but the biblical perspective is entirely different it leads to assurance not fear. the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 1, paints an entirely … Continue reading

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Is Grace Triumphant in the Theology of J I Packer (Revised 2013)


Introduction. In this essay I will examine J I Packer’s teaching on holiness giving special attention to his view of the role of man and of the grace of God. This will be examined against the background of his Reformed … Continue reading

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Is Grace Triumphant in the Theology of J I Packer?


Introduction. In this essay I will examine J I Packer’s teaching on holiness giving special attention to his view of the role of man and of the grace of God. This will be examined against the background of his Reformed … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereign Choice of Some to Salvation


References to god’s sovereign choice of some to salvation can be found throughout the Bible. This short article cannot hope to do  justice to the fullness of the scriptural truth on this subject but rather will look at some key … Continue reading

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Jesus will save his people from their sins.


Having looked at God’s plan of electing some to eternal life before the foundation of the world, we now to look briefly at the intention of the atonement. For many it seems that the atonement is just a vague offering … Continue reading

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Chosen in Christ before time began.


In my last post I highlighted the problem of humankind’s sinfulness in this one I want to show that sin did not surprise God and his plan of salvation was in place. The Apostle Paul says he chose us in … Continue reading

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Predestination: an Incentive to Evangelism


Very often when the topic of evangelism and predestination are considered people think that  believing in predestination will be a hindrance to evangelism. In this post I will attempt to show that just the opposite should be the case. The … Continue reading

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Predestination and the Assurance of Faith.


For many the word predestination is a scary word that causes them to doubt the goodness of God but the biblical perspective is entirely different it leads to assurance not fear. the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 1, paints an entirely … Continue reading

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