Yes indeed, Jesus is a personal Savior! But, not by our choice of Him but by Father's individual choice of each of the elect and His special work on the cross for each one of them.
We cannot help Him. We cannot stop Him. We just get blessed!
Jesus plainly teaches that the Father is revealed to God’s people by the Son. This is an act of His sovereign will, choice, and power. It is not contingent upon man’s choice or acceptance
This weeks edition of Triumphal Feast continues in Ephesians chapter 1 where the Apostle Paul writes a doxology about the grace of God. Contrary to the contemporary praise songs sung in so many churches today, the Apostle doesn't just say "God is blessed" and repeat that chorus multiple times. Paul says that God is blessed, and then he gives reasons why! The doctrines of election, predestination, justification, etc. are given as the basis for singing praise to God for His sovereign grace.
In this edition of Triumphal Feast we conclude the message "To The Saints and Faithful." Last week we learned what Paul meant by the titles "saint" and "faithful." This week we will learn how to apply those terms in our daily walk as disciples. When we understand what a glorious gift we have in the sovereign grace of God, we should respond with a thankful and faithful walk.
In this edition of Triumphal Feast we continue looking at the opening of Paul's letter to the church at Ephesus. Part 1 of this message defines two titles that Paul uses for the members at this church.
If Jesus came and died on the cross only to make salvation a possibility, then He does not seem very powerful does He?
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by … Continue reading Grace For Grace