Hymn—“The World Inquires To Know”

Scripture Reading—1 Corinthians 2:1-16

”And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness, and in fear, and in much trembling. And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought: but we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man. For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.”

Opening Prayer

O Lord, righteous art Thou, and upright are Thy judgments. Thy Word that Thou hast commanded is righteous and very faithful. (Ps 119:137,138)

Hymn—“Election Is A Truth Divine”

Sermon—“The Earthly And Temporary Covenants: Part 5”

Some of the points I cover in this teaching video:
I return to the subject of a conditional covenant of grace, explaining why I believe the scriptures do not identify any such agreement. I show what the Presbyterians and the Reformed Baptists believe on the matter, and how their misunderstanding of the covenants has resulted in the teachings of duty faith and the free offer. I provide a response to these pernicious teachings, illustrating where the Presbyterians and the Reformed Baptists go wrong in their covenantal framework. I draw the study to a close by affirming the views I set forth to be aligned with the historic development of covenant theology according to the teachings of Benjamin Keach and John Gill.
Jared Smith, Muntinlupa, PH (6/01/2023)

Hymn—“There Is A Period Known To God”

Closing Prayer

O Lord, we put our trust in Thee and rejoice; we ever shout for joy, because Thou defendest us; we love Thy name and are ever joyful in Thee, for with favor thou dost compass us as with a shield, and Thou does bless us in the provisions of Thy gracious covenant. (Ps 5:11,12)


Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.


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