Tag: Sovereignty

Running Scared

I’ve been reading Ed Welch’s book Running Scared (available in the church library), which seems pretty relevant to where I find myself these days. The...

Judgment Call

After the hurricane passed through this area, I was talking with someone who commented, “God sure is unhappy with our country, isn’t He?” Since it...

God Glorifies Himself

Written by Dawn Rutan The Westminster Confession of Faith is not one I’ve studied in recent years, but a recent reference by Alistair Begg made...

He’s Got This

Written by Dawn Rutan Two recent articles about God’s sovereignty on the Desiring God blog have caught my attention. In http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/the-doctrine-of-election-saved-me-from-depression, Jimmy Needham comments about...

All or None

Written by Dawn Rutan As I’m reading through the Psalms again, one particular word caught my attention in Psalm 25—“all.” It occurs a few times,...

Hope in God’s Sovereignty

Written by Dawn Rutan I recently came across this definition of despair from the Catholic Encyclopedia: “Despair, ethically regarded, is the voluntary and complete abandonment of all hope of saving one’s soul and...