God's Eternal Decree & Calvinism, 14 Free MP3s
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"Q. 13. What hath God especially decreed concerning angels and men?
A. God, by an eternal and immutable decree, out of his mere love, for the praise of his glorious grace, to be manifested in due time, hath elected some angels to glory; and in Christ hath chosen some men to eternal life, and the means thereof: and also, according to his sovereign power, and the unsearchable counsel of his own will, (whereby he extendeth or withholdeth favor as he pleaseth,) hath passed by and foreordained the rest to dishonor and wrath, to be for their sin inflicted, to the praise of the glory of his justice.
Q. 14. How doth God execute his decrees?
A. God executeth his decrees in the works of creation and providence, according to his infallible foreknowledge, and the free and immutable counsel of his own will."
- Westminster Larger Catechism, emphases added
"In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will." - Ephesians 1:11, emphases added
"According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved." - Ephesians 1:4-6, emphases added
"At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight." - Matthew 11:25-26, emphases added
"And this is no other than his own glory. Every rational agent acts for an end; and God being the most perfect agent, and his glory the highest end, there can be no doubt but all his decrees are directed to that end. Rom. 11:36, "For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to whom be glory forever." "that we... should be to the praise of His glory," Eph. 1:12 In all, he aims at his glory; and seeing he aims at it, he gets it even from the most sinful actions he has decreed to permit. Either the glory of his mercy or of his justice is drawn from them. Infinite wisdom directs all to the end intended." - Thomas Boston, emphases added
"For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done." - Acts 4:28, emphases added
Free Reformed MP3s, Puritan Books and More On God's Eternal Decree
God's Eternal Decree (1/4) Predestination, Reformation, Calvinism, Arminianism, God's Free Will, Westminster Confession of Faith by Dr. Steven Dilday (Free MP3)
God's Eternal Decree (2/4) Predestination, Reformation, Calvinism, Arminianism, God's Free Will, Westminster Confession of Faith by Dr. Steven Dilday (Free MP3)
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RELATED BOOKS ON GOD'S DECREE, PREDESTINATION & CALVINISM
"God from all eternity, did, by the most wise and holy counsel of His own will, freely, and unchangeably ordain whatsoever comes to pass; yet so, as thereby neither is God the author of sin, nor is violence offered to the will of the creatures; nor is the liberty or contingency of second causes taken away, but rather established." - Westminster Confession of Faith, Of God's Eternal Decree, Chapter 3:1, 1647, Original Edition.
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The Doctrine of Absolute Predestination by Jerome Zanchius
Predestination and Providence by Hugh Binning
Spurgeon's Sovereign Grace Sermons by Charles Spurgeon
God Sovereign and Man Free: or the Doctrine of Divine Foreordination and Man's Free Moral Agency, Stated, Illustrated, and Proved from Scriptures (1850) by N. L. Rice
Lectures on Theology (2 Volume Set, 1850) by John Dick
Historical Theology: A Review of the Principal Doctrinal Discussions in the Christian Church Since the Apostolic Age (2 Volume Set) by William Cunningham
Exercitationes Apologeticae Pro Divina Gratia... Adversus Jacobum Arminium ejusque asseclas, & Jesuitas... Apologetical exercises on behalf of divine grace, against James Arminius and his followers, and the Jesuits (1636, 1651 edition) by Samuel Rutherford (this book is in Latin)
Against an Anabaptist: In Defense of Predestination by John Knox
God's Sovereignty, A Practical Discourse (1673, 1831 edition) by Elisha Coles
Arminianism - Another Gospel by William MacLean - With Comments On the Arminianism of John Wesley, D.L. Moody, Billy Graham, et al.
Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians by Charles Hodge
An Antidote Against Arminianism (1700) by Christopher Ness
A Treatise on the Predestination of the Saints (c. 428) by Aurelius Augustine
A Crook in the Lot, The Sovereignty of God in the Trials, Tribulations & Troubles of This Life by Thomas Boston
A Display of Arminianism by John Owen
The Works of Jonathan Edwards 2 Volume Set
A Commentary on Romans by Charles Hodge
The Bondage of the Will, (De Servo Arbitrio, Martin Luther's Reply to Erasmus of Rotterdam Concerning Free Will) by Martin Luther
The Mute Christian Under the Smarting Rod; With Sovereign Antidotes for Every Case, A Christian with an Olive Leaf in His Mouth, When Under the Greatest Afflictions, Trials, Troubles, and Darkest Providences... by Thomas Brooks
The Mystery of Providence by John Flavel
The Works of Hugh Binning (1858)
A Letter to John Wesley Relative to His Pretended Abridgment of Zanchius on Predestination by Augustus Toplady
The Glass of God's Providence Toward his Faithful Ones by Herbert Palmer
The Canon Ratified in the National Synod of the Reformed Church Held at Dordrecht (1618-19) by Synod of Dort
Romans Commentary (1879) by William G. T. Shedd
Systematic Theology (3 Volume Set) by Charles Hodge
Some Foundation Truths of the Reformed Faith In Brief Doctrinal Outlines by Donald Beaton
The Progress of Divine Providence by William Gouge
The Works of Augustus Toplady
The Decades of Henry Bullinger (4 Volume Set) Fifty Sermons Divided Into Five Decades Containing the Chief and Principle Points of Christian Religion (1849-1852 edition)
The Collected Writings of James Henley Thornwell (4 Volume Set)
A Refutation of Arianism; Or, A Defence of the Plenary Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures, The Supreme Deity of the Son and the Holy Ghost, The Atonement, Original Sin, Predestination, The Perseverance of the Saints, etc. (1828) by John Paul
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Free: The Mystery of Providence by John Flavel (Puritan) & Many More
Free Puritan Books & MP3s On Providence & Calvinism
The Sovereignty of God by A.W. Pink (Free)
The Attributes of God by A.W. Pink (Free MP3s, Text, etc.)
Is the Reformation Over? by Phil Johnson and Richard Bennett (Free MP3s)
FREE REFORMATION RESOURCES DEFENDING PREDESTINATION AND UNCONDITIONAL ELECTION
Free Reformation Resources Defending Calvinism
Rome (Roman Catholicism) Deceives Protestants Regarding the Way of Salvation
Best Audio Series On Election (12 Free MP3s)
Election and Evangelism (Calvinism) Free MP3s by Joe Morecraft, Greg Price and Al Martin
Calvinism, or the Sovereignty of God, in Worship (Free Online Books Against Arminianism In Worship)
The Doctrine of Absolute Predestination by Jerome Zanchius (Free MP3 Audio Book From Still Waters Revival Books)
Election and Reprobation by John Calvin (13 Free MP3s)
The Sovereignty of God by Al Martin (17 Free MP3s)
Providence (Free Reformation Books, MP3s and Videos)
Free MP3s on Election, Easter, Reprobation, the Puritans, etc., by Dr. C. Matthew McMahon
Calvinism (Free Books, MP3s, & Videos)
Covenanter Martyrs & God's Sovereignty (Free MP3s and Videos, Discounted Books, Great Quotes, etc.)
Five Points of Calvinism by Al Martin (Free MP3s & Much More)
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