SOVEREIGNTY: GOD ALONE RUNS THE CALLING AND CHOOSING SHOW 1. Apart from God, absolutely no way exists for an unregenerate person to become regenerate. 2. A regenerate person may also be referred to as one who has been born again. 3. A regenerate person has been called of God. 4. All who have been called […]

DOES GOD GIVE FAITH? Introduction A recent journal article in the May/June 2011 issue of Grace in Focus by Dr. Bob Wilkin raised the question, “Is God An Equal Opportunity Saver?”  In his article’s  Conclusion, Dr. Wilkin answered the question with the assertions: “He [God] doesn’t give anyone faith . . . Everyone is capable […]

Introduction An intriguing parable taught by the Lord distinguished between those called by God and those chosen by God.  Since the information about the difference between these two initiatives by God toward humans was presented in parable form, it is necessary to interpret the parable’s elements to gain an accurate understanding of the parable’s intended […]