PM: Naturally Unsalvageable

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TEXT: 1 Cor 2
SERIES: Canons of Grace

Adam's fall into sin made a wreck of human nature. Damaged as they are, is it still possible for people to salvage their souls by an act of free will? Or is a miracle of grace needed?

Related Resources

  1. Canons of Dort, Chapter III-IV, Arts. 1-5, 16
  2. Boettner, Lorraine. Total Inability. In The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination.
  3. Calvin, John. Book 2, Chapters 1-5. In Institutes of the Christian Religion.
  4. Boston, Thomas. The State of Nature. In Human Nature in its Fourfold State.
  5. Luther, Martin. The Bondage of the Will.
  6. Edwards, Jonathan. Freedom of the Will (The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 1).

Rev. Michael Spotts

Pastor Michael has been involved in ministry for over ten years. Before his ordination at Phoenix URC, he participated in foreign missions (Australia, Russia). He holds an Assoc. in Biblical Studies (2004) and an M.Div (WSCAL, 2016). 

Prior to ministry, he owned a commercial photography business for ten years. He still enjoys shooting landscape photos.