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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The author is likely using an r.cs.proul hominem argument. To ask other readers questions about Chosen By Godplease sign up. Sproul does not take this easy way out.
I thank God for this book. It is a doctrine for all biblical Christians. The book that the Lord used, apart from scripture, to show me His marvelous grace. r.c.sprooul
Audible Narration Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the R.c.sproup narration. Read more Read less. The flesh profits nothing John 6: Sproul makes a wonderful case for the beauty and love of God hidden in such a complex and confusing doctrine!
It is because of his mercy, we can have salvation.
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This is one of the few truly life-altering books I’ve ever read. This gld what we call self-determination, which is the essence of freedom. When I began reading the book, I immediately knew that I am diving into a difficult topic. Refresh and try again. Get to Know Us.
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With nearlycopies sold in its 25 years, Chosen by God by Dr. The Lord is sovereign. That line of lucid thinking alone is worth the price of the book. There is no doubting what the Lord explicitly teaches through the Holy Scriptures and Sproul has skillfully helped bring this to light while also addressing many objections and questions that are raised in thinking through this, at times, difficult doctrine of election.
He writes like an American, reformed CS Lewis. Oh, hang it all.
Effectual Grace Irresistible Grace “God’s grace is resistible in the sense that we can and do resist it. At the crux of the argument of predestination is this nature of choice and sovereignty. It reminds us of our r.c.sroul to persevere.
This is a great resource along side the word of God.
Still, the question on page 25, “Why does God only save some,” has a more satisfying answer in, say, the approach of C. Humility is shown in that he is willing to admit these things. Noting that “the freedom of a sovereign is always greater than the freedom of his subjects”Sproul argues for the total control of God over all areas of creation.
He also doesn’t always have the clearest grasp on what others believe as was clear when he argued against the view that God elects people for salvation based on how they would have replied to the gospel. Noting that “the freedom of a sovereign is always greater than the freedom of his subjects”, Sproul argues for the total control of God over all areas of creation.
And i had many other practical objections as well why do bad things happen to good people, etc. This topic, though, can lead to another whole discussion, as the question is raised: Try a converted Arminian. Not only is this fair and Christlike, but he actually uses it to his advantage.
Sproul addresses each of these statements. There comes a point where we have to assume either that God is just and there is something that we are missing, or that there just is no such thing as good and evil and thus, nothing made men evil since there is no evil.
Jul 24, Linda rated it it was amazing Shelves: All of these concepts are linked very tightly to one truth that most if not all orthodox Christians claim to accept: It is because of his mercy and justice. I am more than pleased to recommend this book to all devout, mature Christians who wonder about Paul’s insistent use of troublesome words like “election” and “predestined”.
This book was a life-changer. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His treatment on the compatibility of free will and divine sovereignty the most helpful I’ve seen. We were having a wonderful chat. By the end, I think I had more highlighted passages than not. It is a doctrine for all biblical Christians. Related Products Chosen By God: Converted Arminians tend to become flaming Calvinists, zealous for the cause of predestination.
There are a few questions you must settle in your mind to determine whether what is written in this book is true. What a topic after a good meal!
Needless to say, this book refreshed a few things I forgot. We have freedom, yes, but when our freedom runs up against an omnipotent God’s freedom, it cannot be true that both of us can do whatever we want. Product description Review Chosen by God is absolutely the best, most concise, straightforward explanation of the concepts of free will, predestination, God’s sovereignty and how all these issues interrelate.
Paul was sure of his election; he frequently uses “we” when speaking of elect. It’s not without its flaws of course: If I can only choose what god has already decreed, then how can my choice be a real choice?