• The Extent of the Atonement, Part I

    Ephesians 1:3–14

    Because God’s revelation is without error and perfectly harmonious, the doctrines He has revealed must also be harmonious. As we study theology, we must consider how the various doctrines of our faith relate to one another. Logical consistency in our ...Read More

  • God’s Appeal to His People

    2 Chronicles 36:11–21

    Matthew Henry comments, “The methods God takes to reclaim sinners by his word, by ministers, by conscience, by providences, are all instances of his compassion towards them and his unwillingness that any should perish.” The Lord is quick to show ...Read More

  • An Unusual Text

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  • The Perfect Unity of the Father and the Son

    John 10:30

    John Calvin writes that the “affairs [of Jesus] are so closely united to those of the Father, that the Father’s assistance will never be withheld from himself and his sheep.” The full unity in mission and essence of the Father ...Read More

  • The Shepherd’s Charge from His Father

    John 10:17–21

    Given that Jesus willingly came to die for us, we have no other recourse than to come to Him by faith alone, trusting in Him daily and seeking to keep His commandments out of gratitude for His salvation. We must ...Read More

  • The Shepherd Who Knows His Sheep

    John 10:11–16

    John Calvin comments on John 10:16, “We are already God’s sheep, before we are aware that He is our shepherd.” Christ’s sheep, in the first instance, do not choose Him but He chooses them. The love that Jesus has for ...Read More

  • Persevering Disciples

    John 6:66–71

    Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John that “if I want the words of eternal life, there’s only one place I can go to get them—to the One who gave His life that we might live.” Those who ...Read More

  • The Father’s Gift to the Son

    John 6:36–40

    Many people worry about whether they have been chosen by God for salvation, but today’s passage tells us that everyone who has been chosen comes to believe in Christ alone for redemption. Therefore, if we believe in Christ and show ...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

  • False Signs and Wonders

    Mark 13:21–23

    The truth of a teacher’s words is determined not by the feats he can perform but by the orthodoxy of what he teaches. We are never to follow anyone who perverts the truth of God’s Word, no matter how gifted ...Read More