When we read God's statement in scripture where he says, "For this very purpose I have raised you up," commonplace religion has conditioned us always to expect the reason to be something positive for the person addressed. Perhaps God raised this person up to save a group of people from genocide, like Esther. Maybe God raised this … Continue reading For this Purpose I Raised You Up
The words of John 6:37 reveal the purpose of the father in giving his elect Jesus Christ. The Father's end will not be frustrated (John 6:39).
How can God get camels through a needle's eye, and what exactly is the difficulty to which this metaphor is referring?