• The Full and Final Revelation of God

    John 1:16–18

    Grace was present under the old covenant, but the new covenant advent of Christ and His teaching through His Apostles shows us grace in greater measure. We now have more insight into the depths of God’s mercy in sending His ...Read More

  • God’s Will and the Internal Call

    1 Corinthians 9:16

    When we are making decisions, particularly in the realm of our vocations, it is helpful for us to ask ourselves what kind of work is most compelling. Although God does not promise us an easy life, that does not mean ...Read More

  • Daily Gifts

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  • One Baptism

    Ephesians 4:5

    Salvation is entirely by God’s grace from first to last. God only regenerates His people once and He preserves them in that state forever (Rom. 8:29–30). Water baptism in and of itself does not regenerate us, but it does show ...Read More

  • The Pelagian Captivity Of The Church

    Romans 12:3

    The power of God for conversion is in His grace working through the preaching of the gospel (1 Cor. 1:21). We do not have to invent fancy techniques to bring people to faith; we just have to preach God’s Word ...Read More

  • Is Grace Resistible?

    1 John 4:19

    Augustinianism and semi-Pelagianism ultimately disagree regarding the power of God’s love and beauty. Is God’s love so effectual and is He so lovely that those to whom He reveals His salvation cannot finally reject Him, or are His love and ...Read More

  • The Grace Of Perseverance And Glorification

    Philippians 1:6

    Knowing that God will keep us in grace inspires us to work out our salvation, obeying Him as evidence that He is indeed preserving us. And when we see someone apparently fall from grace, that is our cue to pray ...Read More

  • The Grace Of Sanctification

    Philippians 2:12–13

    Until we are glorified, the presence of sin remains in us, affecting all that we do. Thus, our obedience cannot merit salvation because none of our obedience is perfect. But God is pleased to accept good works done in Christ ...Read More

  • The Grace Of Justification

    Titus 3:4–7

    We will cover justification in more detail in the weeks ahead. For now, let us note how critical it is that we know our good works do not and cannot justify us. The very honor of Christ is at stake ...Read More

  • The Grace Of Regeneration

    Ephesians 2:1–9

    God’s saving grace is not weak but powerful and effectual to save. It can bring dead souls to life, and since the life that God gives is far more powerful than death, no one to whom saving grace is shown ...Read More

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