• Grace Alone Devotional

    Ephesians 2:8-10

    Martin Luther says, “God has surely promised His grace to the humbled: that is, to those who mourn over and despair of themselves. But a man cannot be thoroughly humbled till he realizes that his salvation is utterly beyond his own powers, counsels, efforts, will and works, and depends absolutely on the will, counsel, pleasure and work of Another — God alone” (The Bondage of the Will, p. 100). Only those who have given up all self-reliance can be saved. View Resource

  • Providence and Freedom Devotional

    Job 1

    Man freely does what he wants, but apart from Christ he only desires sin (Rom. 6:6; Gal. 4:8). God has renewed His people, enabling them to desire what is good. Those He has passed over choose willingly, in line with their wicked natures, to oppose His rule. Still, concurrence teaches, as John Calvin comments on Genesis 37:20, that “God will always find a way through the most profound abyss, to the accomplishment of what he has decreed.” View Resource

  • The Extent of Our Sin Devotional

    John 6:44

    Understanding the extent of our sin should affect the way we conduct our evangelism. We should pray earnestly for the Holy Spirit to soften the hearts of those with whom we share the Gospel. We should not be surprised when people take a long time to understand the good news. Our confidence should not rest in ourselves but in the power of God to change the will of the unbeliever. Spend time today praying the Lord would give faith to an unbeliever in your life. View Resource

  • God and Human Freedom Devotional

    John 19

    Read Acts 27. How is God’s sovereign providence revealed in this incident? Paul assures the men that they would be saved, but he also stresses their responsibility in verse 31. What does this teach you about your own freedom, responsibility, and God’s ruling providence? View Resource