Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mitch Chase on the roadblock in his heart regarding divine predestination: “I didn’t want an electing God.”

A biblical view of predestination affirms both divine rule and human responsibility. More than anything else the doctrine of predestination asserts God’s sovereign freedom as the Potter who can do whatever he wants with whomever he wants. Years ago when … Continue reading

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Bruce Ware on what topped the Apostle Paul’s praise list: divine election and predestination

Concerning divine election Ware writes: What is often to us a “controversial” and “potentially divisive”  doctrine to be ignored, at best, and repulsed, at worst, was for Paul , most notably, one of the sources for his greatest joy and strength. … Continue reading

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