PERSEVERANCE OF THE DEFENDED By Tom Ross


PERSEVERANCE OF THE DEFENDED By Tom Ross The following article is from Tom Ross’ “Abandoned Truth-The Doctrines of Grace,” Chapter 7 Perseverance of the Saints. “The book may be ordered from: Tom Ross 6339 Country Road 15, South Point, Ohio 45680. Note: This work may be used only in a non-commercial form. The fifth and final point … Citește în continuare

A Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 15 Of the Perseverance of the Saints By John Gill


A Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 15 Of the Perseverance of the Saints By John Gill The doctrine of the saints’ final perseverance in grace to glory is next to be considered; which is, that those who are truly regenerated, effectually called, and really converted, and internally sanctified by the Spirit and grace of … Citește în continuare

Definitions of Doctrine by C. D. Cole


Definitions of Doctrine by C. D. Cole Volume II- SIN, SALVATION, SERVICE PART 2-THE BIBLE DOCTRINE OF SALVATION CHAPTER 11-The Security of the Saints In this article there are three expressions which we shall use interchangeably: The Security of the Saints, the Preservation of the Saints, and the Perseverance of the Saints. While these are … Citește în continuare

A SYSTEMATIC STUDY OF BIBLE DOCTRINE By T.P. Simmons Chapter 22 The Outward and Inward Calls


A SYSTEMATIC STUDY OF BIBLE DOCTRINE By T.P. Simmons Chapter 22 The Outward and Inward Calls Election has to do with the purposing and planning of salvation.  The atonement has to do with the provision of it. We come now to  study the application and communication of salvation to the elect. I. THE OUTWARD CALL … Citește în continuare

THE HOLY SPIRIT EFFECTUALLY CALLS ALL THE ELECT TO REPENT AND BELIEVE


Book Seven DOCTRINE CONCERNING DIVINE GRACE Chapter IV—Sovereignty of Grace SECTION III. —EFFECTUAL CALLING. THE HOLY SPIRIT EFFECTUALLY CALLS  ALL THE ELECT TO REPENT AND BELIEVE. John 6:37; Rom. 8:26, 30; 1 Cor. 1:24; 2 Tim. 1:9;  1 Pet. 2:9; Jude 1, 2; 1 Cor. 2:4; 1 Thess. 1:4-6 The gospel calls all who hear … Citește în continuare

Effectual Call by C. D. Cole


Definitions of Doctrine by C. D. Cole Volume II- SIN, SALVATION, SERVICE PART 2-THE BIBLE DOCTRINE OF SALVATION CHAPTER 4-Effectual Call We are about to write upon one of the most neglected truths of the Bible. There was much said about it during the Puritan period, and later by Spurgeon and others, but today there … Citește în continuare

A Body of Doctrinal Divinity by John Gill


John Gill A Body of Doctrinal Divinity  Book 6—Chapter 12 of Effectual Calling Though effectual calling may be distinguished from regeneration, taken more strictly, for the first infusion and impartation of grace in the heart; yet it is closely connected with it, and the consideration of it naturally follows upon it. It is, with great … Citește în continuare

IN ORDER TO BE SAVED Curtis Pugh Poteau, Oklahoma


IN ORDER TO BE SAVED Curtis Pugh Poteau, Oklahoma                 Salvation is such a misunderstood concept that many people do not even understand the meaning of the word.  So let us start there: A good definition of the word salvation is (1) “deliverance from sin and its consequences” or (2) “preservation or deliverance from harm, ruin, or … Citește în continuare

WE LOVE HIM BECAUSE HE FIRST LOVED US by Pugh Curtis


WE LOVE HIM BECAUSE HE FIRST LOVED US ”We love him, because he first loved us” (1 John 4:19). Eight words make up this one-sentence verse in our commonly used English Bible. These are simple words that require no explanation other than to say that the Greek word for “love” and “loved” transliterates as “agapao” … Citește în continuare

FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES -8 by Pugh Curtis


FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES #8             Here is test #8.Read the verses, please, and try to remember if you ever heard a sermon on them.  Probably you have not because they contradict popular ideas.  Most preachers will not preach them, except to try to explain them away, assuring folks that they do not really mean what they … Citește în continuare

FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES -7 by Pugh Curtis


FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES #7             Here is test #7.Read the verses, please, and try to remember if you ever heard a sermon on them.  Probably you have not because they contradict popular ideas.  Most preachers will not preach them, except to try to explain them away, assuring folks that they do not really mean what they … Citește în continuare

FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES -6 by Pugh Curtis


FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES #6             Here is test #6.Read the verses, please, and try to remember if you ever heard a sermon on them.  Probably not because they contradict popular ideas and most preachers will not preach them, except to try to explain them away, assuring folks that they do not really mean what they say.  … Citește în continuare

FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES -5 by Pugh Curtis


FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES #5             Here is test #5.  Read the verses, please, and try to remember if you ever heard a sermon onthem:probably not.  Because they contradict popular ideas most preachers will not preach them, except to try to explain them away, assuring their hearers that they do not really mean what they say.  Read … Citește în continuare

FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES -4 by Pugh Curtis


FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES #4             Here is test #4: Read the Scriptures below, then try to remember the last time you heard a sermon on this text.  Probably you never have because these verses are among those which contradict the beliefs of most people.  Most preachers have never preached on such verses.  Often they have never … Citește în continuare

FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES -3 by Pugh Curtis


FORBIDDEN SCRIPTURES#3             Here is test #3: Read the Scriptures below, then try to remember the last time you heard a sermon on this text.  Probably you never have.  That is because these verses are among those which contradict the beliefs of most people.  Most preachers have never preached on such verses.  Often they have … Citește în continuare

Spurgeon on „Salvation is of the Lord” C.H. Spurgeon


Spurgeon on „Salvation is of the Lord” C.H. Spurgeon „Salvation is of the Lord.” That is just an essence of Calvinism; it is the sum and substance of it. If anyone should ask me what I mean by a Calvinist, I should reply, „He is one who says, Salvation is of the Lord.” I cannot … Citește în continuare

Romans 9-Lucien LeSage


Romans 9 1 ¶ I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, (NOTES) a) I say the truth in Christ, I lie not: The apostle Paul, about to begin discourse on the doctrine of predestination, which he had mentioned in the previous chapter, says … Citește în continuare

LET THE SCRIPTURES SPEAK!


LET THE SCRIPTURES SPEAK! MANKIND IS TOTALLY DEPRAVED Romans 1:21-32… 21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. 22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, 23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible … Citește în continuare

Universal Atonement Doctrine Dishonors God John Gill


Universal Atonement Doctrine Dishonors God John Gill The first set of arguments shall be taken from hence, that universal redemption reflects highly on the perfections of God; and what is contrary to the divine perfections, cannot be true; for God cannot deny himself, nor do anything contrary to his nature and attributes. 1. The universal … Citește în continuare

Definitions of Doctrine Volume II: Sin, Salvation, Service


Infinite Sovereignty Elder O. B. Mink


Infinite Sovereignty Elder O. B. Mink Pastor – Sovereign Grace Baptist Church Texarkana, Texas „My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure” (Isaiah 46:10). God’s sovereignty is not a relative sovereignty such as that of the king and monarchs of this earth. Earth’s sovereigns are temporal, and their power circumscribed by limitless … Citește în continuare

Eternal Security Of The Believer Elder O. B. Mink


Eternal Security Of The Believer Elder O. B. Mink Pastor – Sovereign Grace Baptist Church Texarkana, Texas An Old Testament Truth „As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people from henceforth even forever” (Psalms 125:2). The Old Testament informs the believer that God is his Fortress, Refuge, Strong … Citește în continuare