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

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

GRACE DEFINED By Milburn Cockrell


GRACE DEFINED By Milburn Cockrell “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men” (Tit. 2:11). My text speaks of the saving grace of God, or grace which actually brings salvation. In this text “grace” especially means “the gospel of grace” which is the declaration of the free love and favor … Citește în continuare

ALL OF GRACE


ALL OF GRACE A Sermon (No. 3479) Published on Thursday, October 7th, 1915. Delivered by C. H. SPURGEON, At the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington „For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.”—Ephesians 2:8. OF THE THINGS which I have spoken unto you these many years, … Citește în continuare

HUMAN INABILITY (TOTAL DEPRAVITY OF MAN)


HUMAN INABILITY (TOTAL DEPRAVITY OF MAN) SERMON NO. 182 A SERMON DELIVERED ON SABBATH MORNING, MARCH 7, 1858, BY THE REV. C. H. SPURGEON, AT THE MUSIC HALL, ROYAL SURREY GARDENS. “No man can come to Me, except the Father which has sent Me draw him.” John 6:44. “COMING to Christ” is a very common … Citește în continuare

„Whosoever Will”


„Whosoever Will” By Jim Murriner The Word of God is very clear that whosoever willeth to come unto Christ for salvation, may do so. There are even a number of scriptures which tell us so, among them is John 3:15 ” That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.” The scriptures … Citește în continuare

What Ought to be Our Attitude Toward the Sovereignty of God?


What Ought to be Our Attitude Toward the Sovereignty of God? Arthur W. Pink It has been well said that „true worship is based upon recognized greatness, and greatness is superlatively seen in Sovereignty, and at no other footstool will men really worship.” In the presence of the Divine King upon His throne even the … Citește în continuare

Two Kinds of Vessels


Two Kinds of Vessels Milburn Cockrell „Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus? Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour? … Citește în continuare

The Total Depravity of Man


The Total Depravity of Man By Jerry Dodson The Doctrine of the total depravity of man is a despised teaching in our day, and if believers knew the truth of it then they would of necessity embrace the five-points of the doctrine of grace. Permit me to begin by defining what is meant when speak … Citește în continuare

THE SECURITY OF THE SAINTS


THE SECURITY OF THE SAINTS By C. D. Cole 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 not identical statements, they do affirm the same thing of saved people, namely, their eternal … Citește în continuare

THE DOCTRINE OF PREDESTINATION STATED, AND SET IN THE SCRIPTURE LIGHT


THE DOCTRINE OF PREDESTINATION STATED, AND SET IN THE SCRIPTURE LIGHT; In Opposition to Mr. Wesley’s Predestination calmly Considered, with a Reply to the Exceptions of the said Writer to The Doctrine of the Perseverance of the Saints. By John Gill Mr. Wesley having declared himself the author of the Serious Thoughts upon the Perseverance … Citește în continuare

The Biblical Doctrine Of Vocational Election


The Biblical Doctrine Of Vocational Election By Forrest L. Keener This morning, I am going to bring a message on a subject that you probably, most of you at least, have never heard preached upon. You probably know that this truth exists, and many of you have learned the doctrine in Sunday evening Bible class, … Citește în continuare

THE DOCTRINE OF PARTICULAR ELECTION AND FINAL PERSEVERANCE


THE DOCTRINE OF PARTICULAR ELECTION AND FINAL PERSEVERANCE EXPLAINED AND VINDICATED By Isaac Backus, PASTOR OF A CHURCH IN MIDDLEBOROUGH. Yea, let God be true, but every Man a Liar. – The Election obtained it, and the Rest were blinded. Rom. iii 4; xi 7. BOSTON: Printed and sold by SAMUEL H ALL at No. … Citește în continuare

The Doctrine Of Divine and Unconditional Election


The Doctrine Of Divine and Unconditional Election by Jerry Dodson, Sr. There is perhaps no Biblical doctrine more misunderstood, despised and hated by men than the doctrine of predestination and the divine, unconditional election of God. Yet the truth is that apart from Divine Election, no sinner could ever be saved. IF ONE ONLY UNDERSTOOD … Citește în continuare

THE BIBLE DOCTRINE OF ELECTION


THE BIBLE DOCTRINE OF ELECTION By JAMES PETEGRU BOYCE (1827-1888) Founder and first president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville); president of the Southern Baptist Convention 1872 – 1879, 1888. Boyce is regarded as one of the outstanding Baptist theologians of the nineteenth century. THE CALVINISTIC THEORY 1. THEORY STATED. The theory of Calvinists … Citește în continuare

Particular Redemption by Jerry Dodson, Sr.


Particular Redemption by Jerry Dodson, Sr. Please consider the subject of Particular Redemption. I am a Particular Baptist. By that I mean that I believe in a „limited atonement;” that Christ’s atonement at Calvary was for a particular people. Perhaps one might think, „aren’t you a bit arrogant, preacher, to believe that God saved you … Citește în continuare

Particular Redemption


Particular Redemption A Sermon Delivered February 28, 1858, by C. H. SPURGEON, at the Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens, London, England „Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a ransom for many.” Matthew 20:28 When first it was my duty to occupy … Citește în continuare

IF PREDESTINATION IS TRUE – WHY PRAY?


IF PREDESTINATION IS TRUE – WHY PRAY? C.H. Spurgeon An objection has been raised which is very ancient indeed, and has a great appearance of force. It is raised not so much by sceptics, as by those who hold a part of the truth; it is this—that prayer can certainly produce no result, because of … Citește în continuare

GRACE DEFINED


GRACE DEFINED By Milburn Cockrell “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men” (Tit. 2:11). My text speaks of the saving grace of God, or grace which actually brings salvation. In this text “grace” especially means “the gospel of grace” which is the declaration of the free love and favor … Citește în continuare

GOD’S SOVEREIGNTY


GOD’S SOVEREIGNTY By Ben M. Bogard „The Lord God Omnipotent reigneth” (Rev. 19:6). I. This text is a prophecy of the final glorious triumph of the Lord. The final success of our cause, and the final triumph of God over evil is the optimistic note in the Bible. Appearances are discouraging. The devil is supreme … Citește în continuare

For Whom Did Christ Die?


For Whom Did Christ Die? by C. H. Spurgeon Now, you are aware that there are different theories of Redemption. All Christians hold that Christ died to redeem, but all Christians do not teach the same redemption. We differ as to the nature of atonement, and as to the design of redemption. For instance, the … Citește în continuare

ELECTION STATED AND DEFENDED


(While we would not agree with every detail of this article, we believe it worthy of reading – ABapistVoice.com) A Southern Baptist Looks at the Biblical Doctrine of Election ELECTION STATED AND DEFENDED Its Meaning Its Blessings Its Evidences Its Implications, etc. Election is the gracious purpose of God, according to which He regenerates, sanctifies, … Citește în continuare