Test All Things

The Word of God declares that, “The children being not yet born, neither having done good or evil Jacob have I loved, Esau have I hated, that the PURPOSE OF GOD...

When people hear a lie told often enough, after a while they come to believe the lie as truth. This is what the scriptures mean “and many shall follow their pernicious...

“But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law...

Romans 9:15 For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. Romans 9:16 So...

Who chose whom? When was this choice made? Why did God choose us? How did God choose us? Does the Bible teach election? That is an easy question to answer…Yes. The...

Before there was time, God is. The eternal present is an attribute of God Almighty. “I AM THAT I AM” (Exodus 3:14) God the Father, God the Son, and the God...

God’s love to His Son, as a Mediator, is an everlasting love; “Thou lovedst me”, says Christ (John 17:24), before the foundation of the world. This love was a love of...

“Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.” (1 Thessalonians 1:4) Your ELECTION is known by your CALLING! “You hath He quickened who were dead…” (Ephesians 2:1) Have you been quickened, made...

The tendency of this truth is most sanctifying: for a man to feel that God alone hath made him to differ from another that what he has he has received that...

I have noticed that the main issue that men grapple with over the doctrine of election is not whether or not the Scripture teaches it. Any honesty at all will make...

In our day you hear much about the so-called free will of man but you hear very little about the free will of God! You would think, from the talk of...

When the solemn and blessed subject of Divine foreordination is expounded, when God’s eternal choice of certain ones to be conformed to the image of His Son is set forth, the...

The final perseverance of the saints may be concluded from the purposes and decrees of God; which are infrustrable, and are always accomplished; “The Lord of hosts hath purposed, and who...

These maxims are certainly true and indisputable: (1) That nothing in time can be the cause of what was done in eternity. To believe, to do good works, and persevere in...

“Election”! O! That blessed truth has been and still is dearer to me than life; and the way and manner of its revelation and application to my soul in deep bondage...

We must emphasize that election is absolutely sovereign. By this we mean that God is the Lord of salvation, and that the ground and motive of His choosing some unto salvation...

“…If God be For Us, Who Can Be Against Us?” (Romans 8:31) This part of the verse in Romans 8:31 crosses my mind more frequently, I suppose, than most other Scriptures....

All God’s people, sooner or later, are brought to this point – to see that God has a ‘people,’ a ‘peculiar people,’ a people separate from the world, a people whom...

The Remnant from the Gentiles and the Remnant from the Jews (Hosea 1:10, Hosea 2:23, Romans 9:25-28, Isaiah 10:21-23) Let me refresh your memory on how the Old Testament and the...

Vessels of Mercy (Romans 9:23, Ephesians 1:18, Psalm 119:89, Revelation 13:8, Romans 6:22) Romans 9:23 And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy,...

“For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him that...

In 1st Corinthians chapter 10 God gave us these examples to warn us that we should not fall into the same sins of rebellion against those whom God has appointed to...

“And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful (propitious) to me a sinner.”...

“For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body being many, are one body; so also is Christ.” (1 Corinthians 12:12) THE...

Our meditation from the word of God today is found in John 6:37: “All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will...

Salvation from sin through Jesus Christ is entirely of God’s grace. This is something that Jonah learned when he was in the belly of a whale. We read in Jonah 2:9,...

Romans 11:5 Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace. Before we begin our study on the remnant, I would like...

“For there is no respect of persons with God.” Romans 2:11 Some object from hence, though without any reason, to the doctrine of particular election of certain persons to everlasting salvation....

In the attributes of God and in various graces of the Spirit, comparative and contrasting attributes and graces are often paired together. Our God is a God of mercy, and a...

We believe the Scriptures teach that all of those for whom Jesus died shall be brought to the knowledge of the truth, and not one shall be lost. “For I came...

Since we attempted to prove by the Scriptures the “Total Depravity”, one may ask the question: Since man by nature does not seek after the Lord, why does God save any?...

“And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on Him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear...

“And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, by our father Isaac; (for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that...

“What if God, willing to show His wrath, and to make His power known, endured with much long-suffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction.” (Romans 9:22) We have been singing...

In the Matthew chapter 13 the Lord Jesus told the multitude the Parable of the Sower, but He did not explain the parable. Then at the end of the parable He...

Every first day of the week we celebrate the resurrection of the Lord Jesus from the grave. By that act of the resurrection of Christ from the tomb, God demonstrated beyond...

“Thy People Shall Be Willing In The Day of Thy Power.” (Psalm 110:3) ——————– God’s elect worship and serve Him with willing hearts. We willingly believe, willingly worship, willingly give, and...

The subject matter that we want to look at in this study is this: Is it God’s will that many people remain spiritually deaf and blind? Is it God’s will that...

We will inquire who the “us-ward” are to whom the Lord is said to be long-suffering. They are undoubtedly the persons to whom Peter writes his epistles, including himself. Let us...

By William Gadsby Preached in Manchester, England February 9th, 1840 ________________________________________________ “The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us-ward; not willing...

This is an audio sermon by Michael Pickett titled “Chosen” The scripture text that brother Michael is preaching from is Ephesians 1:4 and the audio is 43 minutes long.

One of the hardest lessons that we as believers must continually learn is that it is God alone who makes us to differ. The apostle Paul wrote of this to the...

Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: Ephesians 1:4 According as he...