2 Thessalonians 2:11-14 (v. 13 quoted here) But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.
2 Timothy 1:9 who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began
The Gospel of John John 5:21 John 6:44, 64 John 8:42-44 John 9:35-39 John 10:23-30 John 11:49-52 John 12:37-40 John 13:18 John 17:2, 6, 9, 12, 20 John 18:8-9, 10-11 John 19:11
Acts of the Apostles (or Acts of the Holy Spirit) The Inspired history of the early church 1:16 1:23-25 2:4 2:22-24 4:24-27
Chapter 9 The conversion of Saul â€“ who certainly WASNâ€™T seeking Christ for salvation â€“ he was about the business of arresting Christians, but, he himself was arrested by Godâ€™s Sovereign Grace.
Pastor Steve came to Christ at the age of 11. He graduated from Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in 1979 with a B.A. in theology as the Valedictorian of his class. He joined our church in 1978, came on staff, full-time in 1980, was ordained as an Elder in 1982, and became...