Make Your Calling and Election Sure: Predestination and Assurance in Reformed Theology

Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007

God revealed election, not for our curiosity, nor to confirm us in our laziness, but to raise our eyes to him in gratitude, acknowledging that he alone is worthy to receive praise.
According to the most lengthy of the Church of England's Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion: The godly consid-eration of Predestin-ation and our Elec-tion in Christ is full of sweet, pleasant, and unspeakable comfort to godly persons, and such as feel in themselves the working of the Spirit of Christ, mortifying the works of the flesh in their earthly members, and drawing up their mind to high and heavenly things, as well because it doth establish and con-firm their faith of eternal Salvation to be enjoyed through Christ, as because it doth fervently kindle their love towards ...

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