It is God’s calling on your life that saves you.
Does God know the future? This is a question of monumental proportions. It is in this question that we discover whether or not God is worthy of our worship. This idea of God’s exhaustive knowledge of all things is referred to as omniscience.
Luther had finally realized that the Catholic Church had been feeding him a lie that he had no way of refuting until now. That lie was that we can work our way to God.
Whenever your authority is Scripture and something else, Scripture is going to be drowned out and unbiblical, and unfounded doctrinal heresies flow from there.
Through Christ alone, we are given eternal life and will never perish. We who are truly a part of the elect are unable to be snatched out of Jesus’s hand, nor the Father’s hand.
I remember specifically when I truly accepted Calvinism as the truth. For the things that I questioned, I looked to the ultimate truth: Scripture.
After darkness, light.
Some may be confused as to how this text has been misread, but hopefully I will be able to make the case, by the grace of God, as to why it is.
Do we really believe that everything happens for a reason and, if so, what reason?