The mere meaning of the word “Sovereignty” is to set something apart as totally independent. Take a country for example, once the country becomes independent then they become sovereign. They make all their own rules of government and social living standards according to their own wishes and desires. I believe that God in his own way of doing things has shown us indispensably, his character of ”Sovereignty” in the way that he has allowed humans to operate within the confines of Governments set up
John 3:16, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life”
We know very little about either the author or the composer of this beautiful hymn. We do know that Frank Davis was a composer who lived in Indiana and wrote this melody while in Burr Oak, Michigan. Mary Kidder (1820-1905) was blinded as a teenager, but fortunately for hymn lovers, had her sight restored
Per an online discussion:
Me>> You may want to do a study on the word: "Circumcision" and what it means concerning work that God will do "in" a person as they are transformed into what He'll need prior to sending them off on mission, where they are FULLY empowered to accomplish God's will.
Friend>> Feel free to share with me brother.
Me>> I can sum it all up in a single word... "Humbleness".
We have to understand what humbleness...
What follows now is a fairly complete review of Paul's points in I Cor. 15--along with some additional related observations and so on.
And so, here is the first portion of the text:
I Cor. 15
1Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,
2by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain.
Psalms 95:6 Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the LORD, our Maker!
Psalms 100:4 Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise! Be thankful unto Him, and bless His name.
Jim Smith went to church on Sunday morning. He heard the organist miss a note during the prelude, and he winced. He saw a teenager talking when everybody was supposed to bow in prayer. He felt like the usher was watching to see