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What is so great about predestination? (part 1)

What’s so great about predestination? There are few issues that have caused greater controversy in the Church’s history than the doctrines of election and predestination. From Augustine and Pelagius, John Calvin and Jacob Arminius, George Whitefield and John Wesley, and more recently Michael Horton and Roger Olsen, Christians have argued for and against God’s sovereign… Continue reading What is so great about predestination? (part 1)

Bible Studies

Ephesians Study 2

Study 2: Praise God for His Plan Ephesians 1: 1-14 Why do you think Christians lose their excitement about the Gospel? What does this passage reveal about God’s ultimate purpose? How can we see the entire Godhead (Father, Son and Spirit) at work to fulfil that purpose? What are some of the blessings that flow… Continue reading Ephesians Study 2

Bible Studies

Ephesians Study 1: The Background

Study 1: Background to Ephesians In order to understand the challenges that were facing the Christians at Ephesus, we need to have a look at some of the contextual clues found in Paul’s letter and other parts of the Bible. For this study we will consider two Bible texts to help us understand why Paul… Continue reading Ephesians Study 1: The Background