The Comfort in God’s Decrees (Mastricht)

Ephesians 1:11 is where Paul talks about predestination and "the one purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will..." (NET). This is a deep and rich phrase to say the least. It has to do with God's eternal purpose and his will, two theology topics that lead to discussions… Continue reading The Comfort in God’s Decrees (Mastricht)

The Means and Ends Cooperate (Bavinck)

Here's a deep theological thought for the day, a truth that magnifies the sovereignty of God: "With God, means and ends always cooperate." ┬áHerman Bavinck wrote those words, followed by these statements which highlight God's sovereign decree: "In his decree the causes and the consequences, the pathways and outcomes are established in indissoluble connection with… Continue reading The Means and Ends Cooperate (Bavinck)