Is it unfair that God loved Jacob and hated Esau?

Is it unfair that God loved Jacob and hated Esau? “As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.” -Romans 9:13 The typical response to God’s sovereignty in salvation is to question the fairness of election. Election being God’s choosing of some of the human race to salvation through Jesus Christ….

Before the World Began

“…before the foundation of the world…” (Eph. 1:4) There were many momentous things that occurred before God spoke this world into existence in Genesis 1 that secured the eternal salvation of God’s children before the world that we inhabit was even created. Man certainly can lay no claim to any participation in his eternal salvation because…

Why Should I Believe in Predestination?

Have you ever heard of predestination? Unless you’re a part of a denomination that teaches it, you probably have 1) never heard of it or, 2) heard very negative and scary things about it. Along with several other orders of faith, as Primitive Baptists, we believe in predestination. But what is predestination? Combined with the…