If God’s sovereignty chooses us in salvation, does this do away with our free will?

Does God’s sovereignty prevent us from having free will? Who is in control of my eternal destiny?

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,” Rom 3:23 (ESV) nn This is a verse that most all Christians have heard. When we first heard or felt the call of God on our hearts, a counselor probably quoted it while speaking. This is a verse that we all know to […]

Steps to Deliverance:n1.  Name the sin/s specifically before the Lord, getting them into the light.n2.  Claim the blood of Christ as sufficient payment for the sin/s.n3.  Read 1 John 1:9 and thank the Lord for the truth of this verse.n4.  Taking a stand in the authority of the Lord (1 John 4:1-3), personally present the […]

1 John 2:16 mentions three lusts that attempt to drag our love away from God.nThey are:n1) The lust of the flesh.n     a. The first temptation from the world is based on the lust of the flesh. This refers ton     physical desires operating with no consideration of God’s Word on the right way ton  […]

Then these men said, "We shall not find any charge against this Daniel unless we find it against him concerning the law of his God."  Daniel 6:5 nn When Daniel was first brought into Nebuchadnezzar court as a slave, he was different. He was faithful to God and would not comprise in his devotion or honor […]

And have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him. Colossians 3:10 nn We have a friend that has lost so much weight it is amazing. She was and still is a good person and remains a joy to be around and wonderful friend. […]

Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead. Philippians 3:13n We are much different individuals than when we were kids. Maturity, knowledge and in most cases wisdom. We have all done things growing up […]

I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. Philippians 4:12 nn There are many definitions of happiness today. Most of these terms for happiness revolve around money, possessions, […]

But what things were gained to me, I have counted loss for Christ. Philippians 3:7 nn The call of our economy drives one to collect nice "things". A home, car, clothes, status and friends. Many have put together an impressive list of credentials, possessions and success. There is nothing wrong with having nice "things". Money and possessions […]

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