Major Announcement

My growing understanding of the relationship between Israel and the Church – in conjunction with Corporate Election – has revealed a disharmony between those doctrines and my position on the doctrine of eternal security. For years I’ve held to conditional eternal security. However, my study of Fulfillment Theology and Corporate Election has led me back Read More …

Laodicea and Conditional Security [Rev 3:14-22]

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted. Introduction Many believe that at the time of the writing of Revelation, those in the church of Laodicea were believers who were merely out of fellowship with Lord — truly saved, but worldly. That belief is based on the position that true Read More …

Who is the “All Israel” of Romans 11:26?

  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Note:  This study serves as an addendum to my commentary on Romans 11: Commentary on Romans 11 Romans 11:25-32 25 For I would not, brethren, have you ignorant of this mystery, lest ye be wise in your own conceits, that Read More …

Commentary on Romans 11 – [Election of True Israel]

  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Introduction Romans 11 is one of the most important chapters in the New Testament regarding the doctrine of election, Israel and the Church, and eternal security. Also, one is not prepared to interpret chapter 9 until they’ve studied this chapter. Read More …

The Fallacy That Regeneration Guarantees Obedience of Faith

Calvinists slam the Arminian position of prevenient grace.  They ridicule the idea that people can actually resist the drawing of the Holy Spirit to Christ as  Savior. Yet, it’s the Arminian position that is in total harmony with, and totally consistent with, the normal working of the Spirit in one’s life. It’s the Calvinist position Read More …

Incompatibility of Calvinism & Fulfillment Theology [Corporate Election Explained]

Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted. Introduction Within Arminianism, there are two different viewpoints on the doctrine of election. The classical view is the idea that God elects according to His foreknowledge. In other words, God elects those whom He foreknows will come to faith in Christ (1 Pet Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 4:1-3 (Deeply Rooted)

Philippians 4:1 3:20 For our citizenship is in heaven; whence also we wait for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:  3:21 who shall fashion anew the body of our humiliation, that it may be conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working whereby he is able even to subject all things unto himself. 4:1 Wherefore, my Read More …

1 John, The Test of Faith

While I believe the Bible teaches conditional eternal security, we can, and should have absolute assurance of our salvation: 11 And this is the testimony: that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. 12 He that has the Son has life; he that does not have the Son Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 3:17-21 (Our Testimony Matters!)

Scripture quotations are from the English Majority Text Version (EMTV) unless noted otherwise. Philippians 3:17-2117 Be fellow imitators of me, brothers, and look out for those walking this way, just as you have us for a pattern. 18 For many walk, of whom often I was speaking to you, and now even weeping I tell you, Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 3:7-11 (One Way Trip)

Scripture quotations are from the English Majority Text Version (EMTV) unless noted otherwise. Philippians 3:7-113:7 But such things as were gain to me, these I have considered loss for the sake of Christ. 3:8 More than that I also consider all things to be loss, on account of the surpassing worth of the knowledge of Read More …