Doctrines Of Grace

TOTAL DEPRAVITY – is the total inability of man, not born of the Spirit, to do anything acceptable or good in the sight of God.  (Romans 3:10-18 and 8:8-9)

SINNERS BY REPRESENTATION

(Romans 3:12 and 5:12; Genesis 5:3)

SINNERS BY NATURE

Conception – Psalms 51:5

In the Womb – Psalms 51:5

At Birth – Psalms 58:3

Youth – Genesis 8:21

Adult – Romans 7:14

SINNERS BY PRACTICE

All Mankind

Romans 3:23

1 John 1:10

All Faculties of Man

Heart – Jeremiah 17:9

Mind – Romans 8:6-8

Thoughts – Genesis 6:5

Life – Ephesians 2:1

Man at Best – Psalms 39:5

CONCLUSION

Man cannot Hear… not will not hear – John 8:47

Man cannot Understand… not will not understand – 1 Corinthians 2:14

Man cannot Believe… not will not believe – John 10:26
UNCONDITIONAL ELECTION – is the choosing of individuals to eternal life based entirely on God’s sovereign choice and not influenced by any works, good or bad, on man’s part.  (Romans 9:11)

DIFFERENT TERMS

Election – Romans 9:11

Chosen – Ephesians 1:4

Draw – John 6:44

Called – 2 Timothy 1:9

Predestinated – Romans 8:29

Church – Ephesians 5:25

ELECTION IS UNCONDITIONAL

Total Depravity – Romans 3:10-12

Before Creation – Ephesians 1:4

Romans 9:11-17 and 11:5-6

ELECTION DOES NOT HARM THOSE LEFT

Romans 5:12

Total Depravity

ELECTION IN CHRIST

(Ephesians 1:4-5)

THE ELECT ARE A VAST MULTITUDE

(Hebrews 11:12; Genesis 15:5; Revelation 5:9 and 7:9)

EVIDENCE OF ELECTION

(1 Thessalonians 1:4; Galatians 5:22-23; Matthew 5:3-11)
LIMITED ATONEMENT (PARTICULAR REDEMPTION) – Christ died only for the elect and by His death redeemed all for whom He died.  (Matthew 1:21)

THE PURPOSE OF THE DEATH OF CHRIST

(John 6:38-40; Isaiah 53:4-10; Matthew 1:21; John 17:2, 9; Hebrews 12:2;

1 Peter 3:18)

WHAT THE DEATH OF CHRIST ACCOMPLISHED

(1 Peter 2:24; John 10:11, 28; Matthew 26:28; Hebrews 10:14; Romans 5:8-9;

Hebrews 2:9-12; Romans 8:33-34)

HOW CHRIST ACCOMPLISHED REDEMPTION

Substitution

(Isaiah 53:4-10; 2 Corinthians 5:19, 21)

Satisfaction

(Romans 3:24-25; Hebrews 9:26)
IRRESISTABLE GRACE (EFFECTUAL CALLING) – is the calling whereby God brings the elect into a vital relationship with Himself by the quickening of the Holy Spirit.  (1 Corinthians 1:23-24; John 6:37, 44; 1 Peter 5:10; Ephesians 1:19-20; 2:1, 5; and 4:16; 1 Peter 3:18)

THE CALL IS OF GOD

The Father

(John 6:44; Jeremiah 31:33-34; Ephesians 2:10)

The Son

(John 5:25 and 11:43)

The Spirit

(John 3:8 and 6:63)

THE OBJECTS OF HIS CALL

The Called Elect

(Romans 8:28, 30)

Evidence of Call

Sense of Sin – Matthew 5:4

Hunger and Thirst – Matthew 5:6

Believer – John 5:24; 1 John 5:1

Fruit of the Spirit – Galatians 5:22-23

PRESERVATION OF THE SAINTS – All the elect of God shall be kept by God and shall be eternally saved; however, they may walk in darkness and disobedience, losing the joy of their salvation in their timely existence. (John 10:27-29; Psalms 51:12)

CERTAINTY OF PRESERVATION BY THE COVENANT AND DECREES OF GOD

(Romans 8:28-30; Isaiah 46:9-11; Jeremiah 32:40; John 6:37)

certainty of preservation by the promise of god

(Psalms 94:14; Romans 8:35-39; 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24; Philippians 1:6)