What Does Ordained Mean in Acts 13:48?

What Does Ordained Mean in Acts 13:48 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Acts 13:48, Luke writes, “… and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.”  Some interpret ordained here to mean predestined.  However, by studying the context and the use of the word ordained in other passages, we’ll...

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Perseverance of the Saints, 1 Pet 1:5

Perseverance of the Saints 1 Pet. 1:5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Perseverance of the saints is the fifth point in the five points of Calvinism.  It has to do with the eternal security of the believer in Christ.  That is once a person has been baptized into the body of Christ...

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Irresistible Grace, Acts 7:51

Irresistible Grace Acts 7:51 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Today we want to look at Irresistible Grace which is the doctrine that, no matter what, you don’t have the free will to choose Christ.  Instead, when it is “your time” God hits you with his grace and you can’t resist getting saved. ...

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Limited Atonement, 1 Tim 2:4

Limited Atonement 1 Tim. 2:4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Limited atonement is the doctrine that Jesus only died for the unconditionally elect.  We want to look at Limited Atonement today so that we are not hood winked into believing this erroneous doctrine.  Look at the following verses and notice that this...

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Unconditional Election, Is 42:1

Unconditional Election Is 42:1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO As taught by Calvinism, Unconditional Election is the doctrine that says God chose from before the foundation of the world whom he would save and whom he would damn, regardless of whether they want to be saved or not.  However, by studying the...

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Total Depravity, Gen 6:5

Total Depravity CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Total Depravity is the doctrine that teaches that man is born with a nature that is alienated from God and is in rebellion against God.  The total man is depraved and he will, therefore, never seek God or choose Jesus Christ, by his own free...

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The Book of Life, Phil 4:3

Phil 4:3 The Book of Life CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson on the book of life concentrates predominately on when names are written in the book of life and why some are blotted out.  The lesson is outlined according to the various questions about the book of life that are...

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Biblical Predestination, Rom 8:29

Biblical Predestination Rom 8:29 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO You have to check the context of every verse dealing with predestination to see what the verse is referring to.  Those who believe that we are predestined to salvation believe that you must be born again BEFORE you can believe on the Lord...

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Romans 9 and Calvinism

Romans 9 and Calvinism CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson is a refutation of Calvinism as supposedly found in Romans 9.  Rom 9:11 mentions the purpose of God according to election.  Unconditional election is one of the five points of Calvinism.  Calvinism is a doctrine that teaches, among other things, that...

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NIV Major Errors, Eph 1-3

NIV Major Errors, Eph. 1-3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We believe that the King James Bible is the word of God.  The NIV has major changes in it that are not just intended to make it “easier to read and understand.”  These changes have major doctrinal implications.  This study reviews some...

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