Hymns and Perseverance of the Saints

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Hymns are a treasure trove of doctrinal truth. In the past several posts we have surveyed the rich connection between Hymns and Doctrines. Thus far we have covered the depravity of man, the doctrine of election, Christ’s atonement, and irresistible grace. Now we come to perseverance of the saints. This doctrine consists of two important…



Andrew Fuller on Perseverance (Part 1 of 2)

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(This is part 1 of a 2 part series on Andrew Fuller’s doctrine of perseverance.  Go here for part 2.) The “Confession of Faith” presented by Andrew Fuller at his installation as pastor at Kettering affirmed in article XIV, “I believe all those who are effectually called of God never fall away so as to…



Perseverance of the Saints: An Essential Doctrine?

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I grew skeptical when he called it “an offer you can’t refuse.” Either this man was hiding something about the house he was trying to sell me or his sales technique was deeply influenced by the Godfather movies. The “deal” was a dirt-cheap price on a house in the best part of town in Louisville,…