Tagged: Election

7. The Eternal Purpose of God.

§7. THE ETERNAL PURPOSE OF GOD.  It is customary to speak of two eternal decrees of God, viz., the decree to create the world and the decree to redeem fallen man. Although both of...

Chapter XIV, Of God’s Election of Grace.

Chapter XIV. Such as do not reject the gracious purposes of God, but listen to, and accept of, them with a true faith, and remain in them unto the end: — such has God...

The Error of Modern Missouri

The Error of Modern Missouri: ITS INCEPTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND REFUTATION, As set forth in I. The Present Controversy on Predestination: A Contribution to its History and Proper Estimate. By F. W. STELLHORN, D. D.,...

Appendix.

APPENDIX. The undersigned endeavors to present herewith, in compliance with the desire of some of his brethren, a short history of the present controversy. In furnishing the accompanying statement, the writer considers it necessary...

Thesis V.

THESIS V. God has elected in view of faith. Election, as we have seen, is revealed in the Gospel. The Gospel, however, points us, as we have seen furthermore, to the merit of Christ...

Thesis IV.

THESIS IV. The gospel directs us to Christ — God has elected in Christ. (This part of the German original passed through the hands of P. Ernst before being printed in German.) In the...

Thesis III.

THESIS III. Election is revealed in the gospel and not in the law. The foregoing discussion has shown us in general that election is revealed in the Scriptures, and is therefore no mystery, as...

Thesis II.

THESIS II. Election is revealed in the Scriptures, and is therefore no more a “‘mystery” than any other article of faith. The discussion was as follows: — The entire Gospel is originally a mystery....

Thesis I.

THESIS I. God has irrevocably elected unto salvation before the foundation of the world all those who are saved in time. There is agreement between our opponents and ourselves on this thesis; this is...

The Blue Island Theses.

THE BLUE ISLAND THESES. I. God has irrevocably elected unto salvation before the foundation of the world all those who are saved in time. II. Election is revealed in the Scriptures, and is therefore...