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Many battles have been fought in the theological fields of election and the sovereignty of God.

In the midst of the raging debates, the waters of truth have become murky.   This site aims to help clear the waters through a simple, down-to-earth, presentation of the truth in God's word.

[dropcap class="article-dropcap"]T[/dropcap]hroughout Christian history, and even in recent years, discussions on the topic of election and sovereignty have a tendency to be very heated conversations. In fact, it is not unusual to see personal attacks and insults. On this site, I hope to avoid that kind of damaging debate. Instead, I want to present these doctrines as they are taught in scripture. I want to take these doctrines that have been long fought over by the scholars and return them to the people of God to be appreciated and enjoyed.

There used to be a number of articles on this site on the topic of election, but the amount of material was too much to be comfortably read on a website.  So a bulk of the material has now been published in book format. I have retained a few of the articles on this site, but much of the supporting logic has been moved to the book.  If you click on the link for election below, you will be taken to a summary of the conclusions developed in the book and pointers on where to purchase it.

The link to sovereignty will take you to a few articles that explore the topic of God’s sovereignty as we find it in Scripture.   It may be that someday I will compile this material in a book as well.

I have also included a link that presents some background in how I approach Biblical word studies. There is a little known tool that has greatly enhanced my word studies, but I rarely see anyone else applying it. The articles behind this link will give more detail on the tool and explain its value.

I hope the things herein will be a blessing and help to the people of God.

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Probably the most difficult concept to comprehend is the relation of God's sovereignty and man's responsibility.   However, a careful look at how God exercised His sovereignty can help us understand it.

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Frequently, 'elect' is defined as people who have been chosen for salvation.  However, support for this definition in scripture is not as obvious as we might expect.

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The fact that the Bible was not written in English presents challenges in gaining a true understanding.  Thankfully, there are a number of good tools available.
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