God’s Sovereignty in Salvation Part 4

We have already seen that the scriptures makes it very clear that both repentance and faith are gifts from God. We have seen that no human being can ever, on their own, decide to repent and place their faith in Jesus Christ. According to the correct reading and interpretation of scripture, that is clearly not […]

John 10:32-41 I am the Son Of God

John 10:32-41 (ESVST) Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you going to stone me?” 33 The Jews answered him, “It is not for a good work that we are going to stone you but for blasphemy, because you, being a man, make yourself […]

John 10:22-31 I and the Father Are One

John 10:22-31 (ESVST) 22 At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter,  Hanukkah, the Feast of Dedication. It was apparently not a required pilgrimage festival, but the eight- day celebration of lights in the temple was beautiful, and many pious Jews from nearby Galilee would come to Jerusalem. It […]

John 10:15-21 The Good shepherd

John 10:15-21 (ESVST) just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. 16 And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd.  […]

John 10:1-15 The Good Shephered

John chapter 10 starts with a parable of the good shepherd. Jesus is still in Judea and still involved since chapter 5 already, in a war of words between himself and the Pharisees and the Jewish leaders. At the end of chapter 9 Jesus told them that it would have been better for them if […]