Jeremy Sarber
Pastor and Bible teacher

Eph 2

The apostle Paul’s urgent mission

As the maps in the back of your Bible will show you, Paul traveled extensively throughout his ministry. He believed his mission was so urgent that,...

The Law of God

God gave Adam a law of comprehensive obedience written in his heart and a specific precept not to eat the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good...

Good Works

Good works are only those works that God has commanded in his holy Word (Mic 6:8; Heb 13:21). Works that do not have this warrant are invented by...

Saving Faith

The grace of faith, by which the elect are enabled to believe so that their souls are saved, is the work of the Spirit of Christ in their hearts...

Adoption

God has granted that all those who are justified would receive the grace of adoption, in and for the sake of his only Son Jesus Christ (Eph 1:5; Gal...

Justification

Those God effectually calls he also freely justifies (Ro 3:24; 8:30). He does this, not by infusing righteousness into them but by pardoning their...

Effectual Calling

In God’s appointed and acceptable time, he is pleased to call effectually (Ro 8:30; 11:7; Eph 1:10-11; 2Th 2:13-14), by his Word and Spirit, those...

Free Will

God has endowed human will with natural liberty and power to act on choices so that it is neither forced nor inherently bound by nature to do good...

The Fall of Mankind, and Sin and Its Punishment

God created humanity upright and perfect. He gave them a righteous law that would have led to life if they had kept it but threatened death if they...

God’s Decree

From all eternity God decreed everything that occurs, without reference to anything outside himself (Isa 46:10; Eph 1:11; Heb 6:17; Ro 9:15, 18). He...

The Holy Scriptures

are the only sufficient, certain, and infallible standard of all saving knowledge, faith, and obedience (2Ti 3:15-17; Isa 8:20;...