We may recognize and rest in a divine superintendence of history that controls and directs to a good end every detail of our lives.
We should not even speak of man possessing the image of God. For the image is not something man possesses. It is something man is. Man is the image of God.
Of Creation | 1689 4:3 Besides the law written in their hearts, they received a command not to eat of the tree...
The fact is that one cannot neatly remove Genesis 1-11 from the biblical organism. It is not like removing scaffolding on a building after a paint job is finished. It is rather like wrenching the head from a living animal.
With such clear and crucial scriptural truth and confessional affirmation before us, it is nothing less than shocking to be confronted in recent years with assertions by Reformed men that (seem to me) directly undermine the truth of the supremacy and sufficiency of sola scriptura.
I have arranged my treatment of 21 Misunderstandings of Calvinism in the order of T-U-L-I-P.
Yes, we worship a God who knows the future comprehensively and completely and certainly. That is because—it can only be because—He planned it comprehensively and completely and certainly.
God was wise to order and in ordering all things by His decree, and if we wait on Him and the development of His plan, we will see it. God’s power is displayed in this mighty plan. We should worship His majesty.
For our Baptist forefathers, the doctrine of the Trinity was anything but mysterious and difficult with little practical application to daily life. No, rather, it was crucial to our communion with God and comfort in God.
We must reject as unworthy of our Savior every doctrine which diminishes His true deity. He is not a lower case g God. He is capital G-O-D, God!