Prayer and God’s Sovereignty, Part 3

In Part 2 of Prayer and God’s Sovereignty, we examined some Bible passages that provided strong support for the belief that prayer can change the mind of God. We now turn to some passages that suggest that God does not change his mind -what he intends to do he will...

Prayer and God’s Sovereignty, Part 2

Providence and the Purposes of God The doctrine of God’s providence is closely related to God’s sovereignty. Millard J. Erickson defines providence as “the continuing action of God in preserving his creation and guiding it toward his intended purposes” (Christian...
Prayer and God’s Sovereignty

Prayer and God’s Sovereignty

God is in Control The doctrine of the sovereignty of God concerns God’s rule over his creation. Nothing is more powerful than God, and nothing is above God’s rule. Scripture is clear that God is in complete control, and his reign is supreme. There are no other gods...

Jesus as the Only Way, Part 2

The issue of the deity of Jesus is a central aspect of the debate over claiming that he is the only way to God.  We seem to often overlook the simple connection that if Jesus is God, then he is the only way because he is also the destination.  You can get to...

Jesus as the Only Way, Part 1

The notion that Jesus is the only way (to God, to heaven) may be the most challenged doctrine of the Christian faith today.  People oppose this notion from a number of different perspectives and it is not just from those outside the church.  A few years ago the Pew...