Imagine for a moment two beautiful infants sleeping soundly in their mother’s arms. What if one of those children was destined to spend a hopeless eternity of pain and suffering in Hell, while the other was given the bright future of an eternity in Heaven? Would a God Who predestinated this be worth trusting or serving?
Friends, we live in a day when many believe people were born with no choice about their salvation. They feel some are predestined to accept Christ and go to Heaven, while others whom the Lord did not choose for His own will go to Hell. With this viewpoint, grace would be a hope for some and a curse for others.
Praise God, there was one payment made for the sin of all mankind, and it was all by God’s grace. Each of us has been given the opportunity to choose. The Lord has offered to us salvation paid in full if we simply place our trust in Him and His shed blood on the cross. There was no limited atonement — no blood-clot on Calvary’s cross. God in His wondrous grace offers hope for all. There is no person created to go to Hell, and no child born without a choice. God is not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to the knowledge of the truth (1 Timothy 2:4).
If you are ready to learn how to better share the gospel of grace, the hope for all, please join us at this year’s Grace Conference, July 26th–27th. It will uplift and strengthen your faith while preparing you to reach the world with the eternal hope of salvation.
Article by Dr. James A. Scudder