-This article comes from a paper Ryan wrote in seminary in 2016- Introduction Divine sovereignty and humanity’s free will work together in soteriology (the doctrine of salvation); and Calvinism and Arminianism are not the only choices one has in approaching soteriology, for the Scripture teaches that salvation is a mystery of God (Col. 4:3; 1 … Continue reading Harmonized Soteriology: Do Divine Sovereignty and Free Will Work Together?
Do we rebuke Satan? No. Scripture teaches us to resist Satan’s attacks in the strength of the Lord and even the angels do to not presume to rebuke Satan. They entrust vengeance to the Lord. “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, … Continue reading Do we Rebuke Satan? No.
The Reluctant Prophet Jonah 1-4 You probably know the story of Jonah and the big fish that swallowed him when he ran away from God because he didn’t want to preach to Nineveh, but have you considered the historical context of what was going on and also how the short book of Jonah applies … Continue reading Lessons that Hit Close to Home: The Reluctant Prophet