Does God (Really) Desire All to Be Saved?
Oct 2, 2013
On the extent of who will be saved, the Bible makes two clear points: God desires that all sinners be saved (1 Timothy 2:4; 2 Peter 3:9; Ezekiel 18:23; Matthew 23:37). God chose some people from eternity past (the elect)…
Those Whom He Foreknew He Predestined
Sunday Evening Message
Oct 14, 1985
The glory of the preeminence Christ is the ultimate goal of predestination.
I Will Be Gracious to Whom I Will Be Gracious
Sep 23, 1984
God’s choice to show mercy to some and not others originates in the mystery of his own sovereign will, not in the will of his creatures.
“I do not consider my conclusions novel from a historical viewpoint. Nevertheless, with regard to both the righteousness of God and the election of men, the conclusions are not in vogue today, and so exegetical explanation and defense are needed” (p. 15).
John Piper, from The Justification of God