Tag Archives: Regeneration

The Difference Between Regeneration & Conversion

Faith and repentance are both necessary to and the efficient cause of true spiritual conversion. Some have confused conversion with regeneration. Therefore it is necessary to distinguish clearly between these two different operations of the Spirit. The following diagram may help to distinguish conversion from regeneration. Regeneration Conversion 1. God is active while man is […]

James White: I John 5:1, Regeneration, Faith & Tradition-Driven Eisegesis

“Is 1 John 5:1 relevant to the discussion of regeneration and faith? It surely is, even if many in evangelicalism today refuse to go deep enough into the text to discover that fact. A study of 1 John 5:1, 1 John 2:29 and 1 John 4:7, in light of Calvary Chapel’s Brian Brodersen’s comments.” Related […]

Steve Lawson: Personal Purity

This was preached at Resolved.org 2009

Reconciling Ezekiel 36:26 & The Indwelling Of The Spirit In Old Testament Saints

Some time ago I wrote an article entitled Did The Holy Spirit Indwell Old Testament Saints? The position I presented in that post, that the Spirit did, in fact, indwell those saints not surprisingly resulted in questions by some who had always been taught, or believed otherwise. One of the passages I presented was Romans […]

Thomas Watson: But When Jehoiada Died…

"I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again." – John 3:3 Religious education is not the new birth. Education may greatly cultivate and refine nature. King Joash was good as long as his uncle Jehoiada lived—but when Jehoiada died, all Joash’s religion was buried in […]

The Ordo Salutis & A Great Question For The Arminian

I just ran across this inviting question at ‘A Pilgrim’s Progress’ concerning the Ordo Salutis (the order of salvation) and regeneration. Any takers from the arminian camp??  I would be very interested in hearing the answers! Bring it…… -JT According to the Monergism.com website, the term Ordo Salutis is “Latin for ‘the order of salvation.’ […]

Joel Taylor: Grace of the Father

I removed it myself, but I’m being asked to put it back. God bless. – JT

Jeff Noblit: The Wonder Of It All!

Repentance, salvation, grace, and forgiveness are very often terms that are confused by many. Here, Jeff Noblit drives home why these theological terms are not just theological terms but a true blessing for the believer in Christ.

Johnny Hunt, The GCR & Political Correctness

I have never been a fan of political correctness. It disturbs me whenever I see it, and it disturbs me even more when I see it within the leadership of the SBC. Yet, with all the politics involved in the Southern Baptist Convention, both from the organizational and operational viewpoints, it’s hard to escape. It’s […]

Did The Holy Spirit Indwell Old Testament Believers?

I recently posted a ‘Quick Study’ on Pentecost & John 7:39. It apparently has brought up a number of questions, which is always good because we need to think, or rethink, as the case may be, our beliefs in light of the Word of God don’t we? You betcha. One question I received concerned the […]

“The Fire” (Is God Your Treasure?)

This is a must see       more about ““The Fire” (Is God Your Treasure?)“, posted with vodpod         HT: Take Away The Stone

Quick Study: Pentecost & John 7:39

38 Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’” 39 Now this he said about the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were to receive, for as yet the Spirit had not been given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.” John 7:38,39 (ESV) […]

June 03

The Myth Of The Two-Natured Christian

A few years ago, I took a class of people through Romans chapters 6 through 8. Chapter 6 alone had made such an impact on my own thinking, I was busting at the seams, so to speak, to teach it. Of course, in order to understand Romans 6, you must, by necessity, at the very […]

A Modern Gospel False Convert

  A perfect example….. The following audio is not exactly high quality, but, keep the following in mind, the young man being interviewed is: 1) The son of a pastor who ‘left Christianity’ 2) A graduate of Calvary Chapel College I’m a ‘pk’ myself, so remember, “He will have mercy on whom He will have […]

How to Make Your Child A False Convert

A Testimony: Marvelous Light

Tim Conway: Jesus Is Lord

A True Notion Of Grace

  “We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved.” – Acts 15:11 The Synod of Dort says that “God owes no man grace. For how can God become debtor to him, who has nothing to give first, that it might be recompensed to him again? Nay, what can […]

Saved From The Sinners Prayer

Conrad Mbewe: Total Depravity of Man

This is a wonderful video clip. The man who is called ‘the African Spurgeon’ preaches on man’s total depravity…

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