Scripture Reading: Isaiah 42:9
"Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new ings do I declare: before they spring forth I tell you of them." As history has unfolded over the centuries, the certainty of God's foreknowledge becomes more and more evident. Prophecy is declared, and it then will, in God's own time, be fulfilled. "Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure" (Isaiah 46:9, 10). If God wills, it shall be done!
Christ came according to prophecy, and offered Himself a sacrifice for sin. Peter, speaking on the day of Pentecost, confronted his listeners with the following words of condemnation: "Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by Him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know: Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain" (Acts 2:22, 23).
Comprehension of God's foreknowledge is, of course, beyond our intellectual powers. There is nothing that He has not foreknown; how can we conceive of this! But we know it is so because He tells us in His Word that it is so. All is in accordance with His perfect plan and purpose. And well may we rejoice in our portion therein, who have received by grace through faith the righteousness of Him who loved us. "For whom He did foreknow, He also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of His Son ... " (Romans 8:29a).
How God Saves Men
Believing Christ DIED, that’s HISTORY.
Believing Christ DIED for YOU SINS and Rose again that’s SALVATION.
Read Romans 1:16, Romans 10:9-10 and 1. Corinthians 15:1-4
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