Paul’s Pastoral Heart

AN EXPOSITION OF ROMANS 9:1-7 The life of Paul, as presented in Scripture, suggests that he was a very emotional personality. There is pathos, there is energy to the apostle that surges through the Divine narrative, as the record of his life is revealed. The emotional intensity that characterized the man also characterized his writings. … Continue reading Paul’s Pastoral Heart

Doctrine of the Royal Priesthood of the Believer

Every person born of God is born into royalty. The believer is in Christ, who is King of kings and Lord of lords. Jesus is of the lineage of David according to the flesh; He is very God of very God according to the spirit. 1 Timothy 1:17 Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, … Continue reading Doctrine of the Royal Priesthood of the Believer

Building Up the Faith

AN EXPOSITION OF 1 PETER 2:1-7 1 Wherefore laying aside all malice [depravity], and all guile [deceit], and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, As a person takes off dirty clothing so the believer is to take off, or lay aside spiritual clothing soiled by depraved acts of making trouble for others, deceit, hypocrisy, … Continue reading Building Up the Faith

Curtis Hudson vs. Calvinism: Part 3 Limited Atonement (Definite Redemption)

III. Limited Atonement By limited atonement, Calvin meant that Christ died only for the elect, for those He planned and ordained to go to Heaven: He did not die for those He planned and ordained to go to Hell. Again, I say, such language is not in the Bible, and the doctrine wholly contradicts many, … Continue reading Curtis Hudson vs. Calvinism: Part 3 Limited Atonement (Definite Redemption)

Curtis Hudson vs. Calvinism: Part 2 Unconditional Election

II. Unconditional Election By unconditional election, Calvin meant that some are elected to Heaven, while others are elected to Hell, and that this election is unconditional. It is wholly on God's part, and without condition. By unconditional election, Calvin meant that God has already decided who will be saved, and who will be lost, and … Continue reading Curtis Hudson vs. Calvinism: Part 2 Unconditional Election