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Monday’s Topic: The Patriarchal Blessing

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This upcoming Monday (2/25/13) we will be studying the blessings and the promises made to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.  We will topic specifically about: 1. Patriarchs and a patriarchal society 2. Being heirs of the patriarchal blessing 3. Jacob and the way he received the blessing 4. Election 5. Redemptive History in the book of […]

More on Election

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James Montgomery Boice & Philip Graham Ryken The Doctrines of Grace: Rediscovering the Essentials of Evangelicalism So many people think that election is useless and perhaps even pernicious. It is nothing of the sort. It is part of the Bible’s inspired teaching and is therefore “useful,” as Paul insisted all Scripture is (2 Tim. 3:16-17). […]

J.I. Packer on Election

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ELECTION GOD CHOOSES HIS OWN by J.I. Packer For [God] says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.” It does not, therefore, depend on man’s desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. ROMANS 9:15-16 The verb elect means “to select, or […]