King Jesus, Chapter 1: What does it mean when we say God is “sovereign”?

Two views among Reformed friends Two different views of God’s sovereignty are sometimes proposed among Reformed believers in the Lord Jesus Christ. 1) One is that God is fully sovereign and humans are fully responsible at the same time. This is the biblical position. It is held by Christ; it is held by Paul; itContinue reading “King Jesus, Chapter 1: What does it mean when we say God is “sovereign”?”

King Jesus, Chapter 5: Compatibilism: God’s Sovereignty and Human Responsibility

The doctrine of compatibilism helps us to define an astounding truth: God is sovereign and humans are responsible. God is in control and yet humans have agency. God is totally in control and at the same time humans are totally responsible. This delicate but profound truth has been conveniently called “compatibilism,”[1]  pointing to the factContinue reading “King Jesus, Chapter 5: Compatibilism: God’s Sovereignty and Human Responsibility”