Total Depravity: The inability of man, not born of the Spirit, to do anything acceptable or good in the sight of God  
(Romans 3:10-18;Romans 8:8-9)   
I. Sinners By Representation

A. Romans 3:12

B. Romans 5:12

C. Genesis 5:3
II. Sinners By Nature
A. Conception; Psalms 51:5(b)
B. In Womb; Psalms 51:5(a)
C. Youth; Genesis 8:21
D. Adults; Romans 7:14
III. Sinners By Practice
A. All Mankind
1. Romans 3:9-17
2. 1 John 1:10
B. All Faculties of Man
1. Heart: Jeremiah 17:9
2. Mind: Romans 8:6-8
3. Thoughts: Genesis 6:5
4. Life: Ephesians 2:1
5. Man at Best: Psalms 39:5
IV. Conclusion
A. Cannot hear; not 'will not hear'  (John 8:47)
B. Cannot understand; not 'will not understand,' (1 Corinthians 2:14)
C. Cannot believe; not 'will not believe' (John10:26)



Preservation of the Saints: All the elect of God shall be kept by God and shall be eternally saved; however, they may walk in darkness and disobedience, losing the joy of their salvation in their temporal existence (John 10:27-29)
I. Certainty Of Preservation By The Covenant and Decrees Of God
A. Romans 8:28-30
B. Isaiah 46:9-11
C. Jeremiah 32:40
D. John 6:37
II. Christ's Prayer For His People
A. John 17:2-11
B. John 11:42
III. Christianity Of Preservation By The Promise of God
A. Psalms 94:14
B. Romans 8:35-39
C. 1 Thessalonians 5:23-24
D. Philippians 1:6
E John 10:27-29

Irresistible Grace (effectual call): The calling whereby God brings the elect into a vital relationship by the quickening power of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 1:23-24; John 6:37: 1 Peter 5:10: Ephesians 1:19-20, 1Peter 3:18).
I. Difference In The Effectual Call AndThe Gospel Call
A. 2 Timothy 1:9-10
B. 1 Corinthians 1:18
II. Bible Description Of The Effectual Call
 A. Resurrection or Quickening
1. John 5:25
2. John 6:39
3. Ephesians 2:1
B. Creation
1. Ephesians 2:10
2. II Corinthians 5:17
C. Birth
1. John 3:8
2. 1 Peter 1:23
III Scripture Teaching Effectual Call
A. John 5:25; John 6:63
B. John 6:45
C. Hebrews 8:10-12

Limited Atonement (Particular Redemption): Christ died only for the elect and by his death redeemed all for whom He died (Matthew 1:21).
I. The Purpose Of The Death Of Christ
A. John 6:38-40
B. Isaiah 53:4-10
C. Matthew 1:21
D. John 17:2,9
E. Hebrews 12:2
F. 1 Peter 3:18
II. What The Death Of Christ Accomplished
A. 1 Peter 2:24
B. John 10:11,28
C. Matthew 26:28
D. Hebrews 2:9-12
E. Romans 5:8-9
F. Romans 8:33-34
III. How Christ Accomplished Redemption
A. Substitution
1. Isaiah 53:4-10
2. 2 Corinthians 5:19-21
B. Satisfaction
1. Romans 3:24-25
2. Hebrews 9:26
IV. The Love Of God
A. Discrimination; Romans 9:11-17
B. Unchanging; James 1:17
C. Everlasting; Jeremiah 3:13

Unconditional Election: The selection of individuals to eternal life based entirely on God's sovereign choice, and not influenced by any works on man's part, good or bad (Romans 9:11)
I. Different Terms
A. Election; Romans 9:11
B. Chosen; Ephesians 1:4
C. Drawn: John 6:44
D. Called; 2 Timothy 1:9
E. Predestined; Romans 8:29
F. Church; Ephesians 5:25
II. Election Is Unconditional
A. Total Depravity
B. Before Creation; Eph. 1:4
C. Romans 9:11-17
D. Romans 11:5-6
III. Election Does Not Harm Those Left
A. Romans 9:11-23
B. Total Depravity
IV. Election In Christ; Eph. 1:4-5
V. The Elect Are Vast Multitude

A. Romans 8:29
B. Genesis 15:5
C. Revelation 5:9, 7:9
VI. Evidence Of Election
A. 1 Thes. 1:4
B. Gal. 5:22-23
C. Matthew 5:3-11


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