Pastor Don Fortner has had a huge impact on me over the years and although I'll miss downloading and listening to his current sermons he has gone to better place. He has fallen asleep in the Lord after running a faithful race. The funeral service can be watched or listened to here: https://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=53202038335383 A video … Continue reading Don Fortner’s Funeral Service
(posted in 2011) More from Don Fortner: The issue is not what or how much does a person have to know to be saved. The issue is who. Who must I know? The answer to that question is plainly stated in John 17:3. We must know the true God and the true Christ. Let me make … Continue reading Modern, Freewill, Works Religion
Posted in 2012: "Do you feel in danger? are you afraid of losing the word, of missing it, as Paul says, "Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God" (Heb. 12:15); lest professing it, he should not process it? Then this prayer will suit you, it will suit you as an individual; … Continue reading In Danger?
Here are eleven things expressly taught in the Word of God about election: 1. Election is “IN CHRIST.” No less than fourteen times in the first fourteen verses of Ephesians chapter one the Holy Spirit expressly tells us that every benefit and blessing of grace that comes to sinners from God is in Christ. 2. … Continue reading Election
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Amen, be encouraged, it is all of GRACE! "That there are universal offers of grace and salvation made to all men, I utterly deny; nay I deny that they are made to any; no not to God's elect: grace and salvation are promised for them in the everlasting covenant, procured for them by Christ, published … Continue reading Grace and Salvation
THE BIBLE TEACHES THAT SALVATION IS GIVEN BY OUR SOVEREIGN GOD: Whatever God commands, wills and ordains will be accomplished. If God seeks to save that which was lost, have faith, He will save them. So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it … Continue reading Is “Calvinism” Biblical? (pt 11)
WHAT THE BIBLE TEACHES ABOUT CHRIST OUR COVENANT HEAD: To begin I'll offer two help definitions for "covenant" and "surety." According to Webster's 1828 Dictionary, a covenant is a "mutual consent or agreement of two or more persons, to do or to forbear some act or thing; a contract; stipulation." Continuing, we read, "In theology, … Continue reading Is “Calvinism” Biblical? (pt 6)
God loves us eternally, "The love of God in itself is the eternal purpose and act of his will. This is no more changeable than God himself: if it were, no flesh could be saved; but it changeth not, and we are not consumed. What then? loves he his people in their sinning? Yes; his … Continue reading What kind of love it is.