The Sovereignty of God

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Simon and Schuster, 22 d’abr. 2013 - 229 pàgines
In the following pages an attempt has been made to examine anew in the light of God's Word some of the profoundest questions which can engage the human mind. Oth¬ers have grappled with these mighty problems in days gone by and from their labors we are the gainers. While mak¬ing no claim for originality the writer, nevertheless, has endeavored to examine and deal with his subject from an entirely independent viewpoint. We have studied diligently the writings of such men as Augustine and Acquinas, Calvin and Melancthon, Jonathan Edwards and Ralph Erskine, Andrew Fuller and Robert Haldane.* And sad it is to think that these eminent and honored names are almost entirely unknown to the present generation. Though, of course, we do not endorse all their conclusions, yet we gladly acknowledge our deep indebtedness to their works. We have purposely refrained from quoting freely from these deeply taught theologians, because we desired that the faith of our readers should stand not in the wisdom of men but in the power of God. For this reason we have quoted freely from the Scriptures and have sought to furnish proof texts for every statement we have advanced. Arthur Walkington Pink was an English Christian evangelist and Biblical scholar known for his staunchly Calvinist and Puritan-like teachings. Though born to Christian parents, prior to conversion he migrated into a Theosophical society (an occult gnostic group popular in England during that time), and quickly rose in prominence within their ranks. His conversion came from his father's patient admonitions from Scripture. It was the verse, Proverbs 14:12, 'there is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death,' which particularly struck his heart and compelled him to renounce Theosophy and follow Jesus.
 

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Precious Scriptural Truth Presented!

Revisió d'Usuari  - simon94 - Christianbook.com

This book has been a great blessing to me, so biblical I just love it and I am thankful that I am able to know the truth of God's absolute sovereignty thought not fully understand it. I would ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

GREAT read

Revisió d'Usuari  - AaronA - Christianbook.com

This book is a GREAT thought provoking read!!! The layout and scripture verses that A.W. Pink uses to backup what he's saying are Truth. Truth that is often so easily neglected or often times "swept ... Llegeix la ressenya completa

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Introduction
The Sovereignty of God in Creation
The Sovereignty of God in Salvation
The Will of
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