A Case for Predestination by Octavius Winslow The Bible is very clear about predestination. The followings are some of the passages: "You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name He may … Continue reading A Case for Predestination by Octavius Winslow
CHANCE, LUCK, OR ACCIDENT by J C Ryle J. C. Ryle, “The Gospel of Luke” 1858 “Aren’t five sparrows sold for two assaria? Not one of them is forgotten by God. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Therefore don’t be afraid. You are of more value than many sparrows.” Luke 12:6-7 Nothing … Continue reading CHANCE, LUCK, OR ACCIDENT by J C Ryle
ELECTION by Don Fortner “Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.” 1 Thessalonians 1:4 This blessed, glorious, doctrine of election is one of the most delightful doctrines of the gospel. What does the Word of God teach about election? Election is “in Christ.” Election is “unto salvation.” Election is an act of God’s pure, absolute, sovereignty. … Continue reading ELECTION by Don Fortner
GOD’S PROVIDENTIAL REIGN by Octavius Winslow Octavius Winslow, The Lord’s Prayer This world is not.… a kingdom without a throne, a throne without a sovereign, or a sovereign without a scepter. By no blind accident are the affairs of this planet governed. God is in the history of the world.… its past, its present, and its yet unshapen … Continue reading GOD’S PROVIDENTIAL REIGN by Octavius Winslow
PRACTICAL PREDESTINATION by Octavius Winslow ! by Octavius Winslow There are no guesses, conjectures, or contingencies with God as to the future. Not only does He know all, but He has fixed, appointed, and ordered “all things after the counsel of His own will.” It would seem impossible to form any correct idea of God, disassociated from the … Continue reading PRACTICAL PREDESTINATION by Octavius Winslow !
PURPOSE And PROVIDENCE by Spurgeon! from Spurgeon’s sermon, “THE HAIRS OF YOUR HEAD NUMBERED” Everything is in the Divine purpose, and has been ordered by Divine wisdom. All the events of your life—the greater, certainly; and the smaller, with equal certainty. It is impossible to draw a line in Providence and say this is arranged by Providence and that … Continue reading PURPOSE And PROVIDENCE by Spurgeon!
THE DEITY OF CHANCE by MacDuff? MacDuff, “A Chapter in Providence and Grace” God’s providence extends to all the minute and trifling occurrences of life. Have nothing to do with the heathen deity of CHANCE. He who wheels the planets in their courses, marks the sparrow’s fall. Events, often apparently trivial and unimportant; what the world calls ‘accidents,’ form really and truly … Continue reading THE DEITY OF CHANCE by MacDuff?
THE PROVIDENCE OF GOD by Don Fortner “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 Divine providence is the daily, constant, sovereign rule of our God over all things for the accomplishment of His eternal purpose of grace in predestination. … Continue reading THE PROVIDENCE OF GOD by Don Fortner
WHO CHOSE WHO by Don Fortner? by Don Fortner “The decision is yours… Now it is all up to you… God has done all He can to save, the rest is up to you… You must choose Christ for yourself… You must make the final decision.” How often we have all heard statements like those from … Continue reading WHO CHOSE WHO by Don Fortner?