Chosen by God [R. C. Sproul] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. With nearly , copies sold in its 25 years, Chosen by God by Dr. With nearly , copies sold in its 25 years, Chosen by God by Dr. R. C. Sproul is a contemporary classic on predestination, a doctrine that isn’t just for. Tackling the subject of predestination, Sproul argues that it paints a portrait of a loving God who provides redemption for radically corrupt humans, rather than.
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God elects according to His pleasure Eph 1: I thank God for this book. For example, he doesn’t argue “I’m a Calvinist because I believe in a sovereign God. Sproul — was founder of Ligonier Ministries, an international Christian discipleship organization located near Orlando, Fla. A staple of reformed theology. While his explanation including much which I have left out is not perfect, he does successfully emphasize that we can trust that God would not do what was unjust, and that is chowen most important thing.
In this updated and expanded edition of Chosen by GodSproul shows that the doctrine of predestination doesn’t create a whimsical or spiteful picture of God, but paints a portrait of a loving God who provides redemption for radically corrupt humans.
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It explains several aspects of salvation: Sproul has an easily identifiable reading style with his short, pithy sentences. It is my opinion that no answer that has ever been given perfectly solves the dilemma. In God’s judgment, He gives sinners over to their sin Rev He also explains his and most people’s personal struggle coming to terms the seemingly contradictory duality of God’s sovereignty via predestination and man’s free will – making the argument that the two are not polar opposites and, in fact, fit neatly with each other.
It really does a great job of putting our faith into perspective. That said, I hope you will find a balanced study of the topic both challenging and enlightening.
Chosen By God: Know God’s Perfect Plan for His Glory and His Children
So help me, God! Reformed theology is built on the biblical understanding of man’s depravity; a depravity that extends to the totality of his being. See also Rom 8: It’s lengthy enough to give this issue a serious discussion and brief enough not to scare away the average student of the Bible.
I stumbled into reading this book after naively thinking I could Google predestination and arrive at the single answer explaining it.
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Get to Know Us. R.c.spfoul with This Book. Sproul puts forth the best argument for a Calvinistic interpretation of Dr. What a topic after a good meal! RC Sproul is a great teacher and writer. Not only is this fair and Christlike, but he actually uses it to his advantage. God ensures the conditions necessary for salvation are met.
Chosen By God
If I can only choose what God has already decreed, then how can my choice be a real choice? Log In to sync your basket across devices. Available for immediate download.
God is not obliged to love all humankind Tyndale Momentum 18 February Sold by: So many Reformed theologians, when arguing for Calvinism, put up a “straw man” for the Armenian arguments against Calvinism, making it easy on them to “prove” their points. God elects to salvation.
This is what we call self-determination, which chosrn the essence of freedom. Is God all powerful, all knowing, and does He have the right to execute His Will at all times and in all situations?
To answer this paradox, he takes us to the writings of Jonathan Edwards, who notes that for a choice to take place, there must first be a desire to choose. He writes like an American, reformed CS Lewis. Effectual Grace Irresistible Grace “God’s grace is resistible in the sense that we can and do resist it.
Apr 11, Matt rated it liked it. However, with God, we cannot have Godly desires because of our sinful nature. Sproul is a contemporary classic on predestination, a doctrine that isn’t just for Calvinists, says Sproul.
All in all an exceptionally helpful and accessible book to drop into the hands of anyone questioning this r.c.spoul.
Here we find unregenerate people seeing and entering the kingdom of God. The difficult questions are answered in a loving, pastoral care and fallible human honesty.