An Eternal, Personal Love

“The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore, with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.” – Jeremiah 31:3 Jehovah God gives a personal admonition to the nation of Israel (that primarily applies to the elect family of spiritual Israel) of God’s everlasting love for His elect….

What’s the difference between Gospel Salvation and Eternal Salvation?

A question answered for one of our readers: What’s the difference between Gospel Salvation and Eternal Salvation? Primitive Baptists use various terms while contrasting God’s sovereign work in salvation with the blessings that exist in obedience. In short…. • Regeneration is the act of God upon man in giving him new life. • Believing the…

Adoption: A Most Beautiful Work

“Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,” Ephesians 1:5 Adoption is considered a legal term. One legally taking someone born of another and bringing them into their own family and giving that person the rights and privileges that come with being…

Unfathomable Love

By Joshua Winslett As unfathomable as God’s love is in quality, it is equally unfathomable in quantity and duration. QualityGod’s love is the only pure and unwavering love in all of creation. God’s love suffers long and is kind. God’s love does not envy, nor does it vaunt itself. God’s love is not puffed up….

Salvation: A Summary Of The Usage Of The Word “Save” In Scripture

By Benjamin Winslett The concept of Salvation is one often over simplified and therefore misunderstood in our present day. Generally, when one reads scripture and comes across a derivative of the word “save,” the concept of spending eternity in Heaven comes to mind. While there are many occasions in the Bible where this word does…

Lebanon Is Not Sufficient To Burn

By Benjamin Winslett “And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt offering.” – Isaiah 40:16 In my personal studies this week, I came across the above verse, Isaiah 40:16. The verse contains some very peculiar language and could perhaps be overlooked, but as with much of the Old…

The Harvest is Plenteous, the Laborers are Few

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd….

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…