Studies in the Canons of Dort – Lessons 20 and 21

LESSON TWENTY ART. 9. THE PURPOSE OF ELECTION PROGRESSIVELY ACCOMPLISHED. The Price of Election The purpose of election proceeds “from everlasting love towards the elect.” I am writing this during the week before Christmas. How incomprehensible is the love of God towards the elect! His own Son had to come into the flesh, had to satisfy every […]

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Studies in the Canons of Dort

LESSON SIX Part I Art. 6. ELECTION IS A SOVEREIGN DECREE A. Two-fold activity of the sovereign decree l. God’s grace softens the elect and inclines to faith. It was God’s good pleasure to choose some human beings unto salvation. No man takes the initiative in seeking God, but God graciously seeks those whom he […]

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