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Doctrines of Grace - Effectual Calling

This doctrine has to do with the work of the Holy Spirit in salvation. While the salvation of God's elect had been secured and purchased by the blood of Christ it was necessary for this salvation to be applied to them, so that they might come into personal possession of that salvation. Bringing the elect to a reception of those blessings in Christ is the work of the Holy S...

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Doctrines of Grace - Perseverance of the Saints

"Those whom God hath accepted in the Beloved, effectually called and sanctified by His Spirit and given the precious faith of His elect unto, can neither totally nor finally fall from the state of grace, but shall certainly persevere therein to the end and be eternally saved..." (Baptist Confession of Faith, 1689)....

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Doctrines of Grace - Regeneration

Regeneration is that act of God by which the principle of the new life is implanted in man, and the governing disposition of the soul is made holy, and the first exercise of this new disposition is secured. (L. Berkhof)....

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Doctrines of Grace - Justification

Justification is one of the most important doctrines in the Word of God. It was at the heart of the great Protestant Reformation. If we do not understand this doctrine we do not really understand the Biblical Gospel....

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Doctrines of Grace - Sanctification

"Sanctification is the work of God's free grace whereby we are renewed in the whole man after the image of God, and are enabled more and more to die unto sin and live unto righteousness." (Westminster Shorter Catechism)...

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Doctrines of Grace - Adoption

"Adoption is an act of God's free grace, whereby we are received into the number, and have a right to all the privileges, of the sons of God" (Westminster Shorter Catechism)...

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Doctrines of Grace - Glorification

Glorification is the ultimate goal of salvation!...

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Historical Lectures by Dr. Michael Haykin

A series of 12 presentations by Dr. Haykin, presented at Trinity Baptist Church in 1999 and 2000. They include...

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Reflections: My Neighbour the Catholic

As I reflect on Catholicism I realize that faces come to mind, not a system, not a monolithic structure, not a demonic institution. I remember people who were very, very nice....

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Coping With Bereavement

Bereavement is not a subject that we find easy to discuss, and yet we know perfectly well that we must all face it. Let me then suggest some aspects of this subject which ought to be considered in the hope that these few thoughts might be of practical help to some....

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