“A Child of Promise”

“The power of the Spirit is strongly manifested in the lives of both Isaac and Christians. Isaac’s miraculous birth took place when Abraham was 100 and Sarah was 90. Paul says in Romans 4:19-20 that Abraham contemplated his own body and Sarah’s womb and realized that they were both basically dead as far as producing... Continue Reading →

Calvin on Regeneration…

“Therefore, in a word, I describe poenitentia [repentance| as regeneration, of which the goal is none other than that the image of God, defiled and nearly wiped out in us by the transgression of Adam, is restored in us. And this restoration is not completed in one moment or in one day or one year;... Continue Reading →

Calvin on John 6:44…

No man can come to me, unless the Father, who hath sent me, draw him. ~ John 6:44 “He does not merely accuse them of wickedness, but likewise reminds them, that it is a peculiar gift of God to embrace the doctrine which is exhibited by him; which he does, that their unbelief may not... Continue Reading →

On Suffering…

A great read concerning the problem of suffering from a Biblical perspective... "God could have wiped Adam and Eve from the face of the earth at that point, and he would have been completely just in doing so. But he did not. Rather, he proclaimed a message of grace. God told the serpent, I will... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Confessing the Faith…

One of the greatest examples of confessing ones faith in the New Testament is that of the apostle Peter that Jesus was the Christ. Jesus responds not only with delight, but provides His apostle with the One who revealed this truth to him... And Jesus answered and said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Barjona,... Continue Reading →

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