God chose you for glory

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Thessalonians 2 GOD CHOSE YOU FOR GLORY God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.  To this He called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.  (2 Thessalonians 2:13-14) […]

God has chosen you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Thessalonians 1 GOD HAS CHOSEN YOU For we know, brothers loved by God, that He has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction.  (1 Thessalonians 1:4-5a) Have you ever been not […]

Jesus chose you anyway

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Philippians 3 JESUS CHOSE YOU ANYWAY Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me His own.  (Philippians 3:12) You’re not always an all-star Christian, are you?  You sometimes stumble and fall short of […]

Salvation is God’s free gift to you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 9 SALVATION IS GOD’S FREE GIFT TO YOU What shall we say, then?  That Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness have attained it, that is, a righteousness that is by faith; but that Israel who pursued a law that would lead to righteousness did not succeed in reaching that law. Why?  Because they […]

God chose you for glory

Scripture Notes on 2 Thessalonians 2 God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth. To this He called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. (2 Thessalonians 2:13-14) Christian, never forget that God chose you. You […]

God has chosen you

Scripture Notes on 1 Thessalonians 1 For we know, brothers loved by God, that He has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. (1 Thessalonians 1:4-5a) Have you ever been not chosen for something? Perhaps a job or […]

Is God Contradicting Himself?

As a pastor, I often get questions of a more theological nature. Thursdays are the day I like to post some on the blog. Enjoy! —Pastor Phillip QUESTION: No matter how many times I discuss the following, I  just  cannot  get it  settled  in my mind. “…God our Savior…desires all people to be saved and […]