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Do Protestants Have the "Fullness of the Faith"?

Why Pray if God Ordains All Things?

Aired February 9, 2021
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Episode 638 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about communion, being born again, God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility, and if man can be holy.

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Episode 638 Show Notes

From the Show

God has decreed that the way in which he is going to accomplish his purposes in the world is through the prayers of his people. God uses his people to accomplish his will. And that is why we have confidence as we pray.

——Adriel Sanchez

Questions in this Episode

  1. 1. How should the church observe communion and take the Lord’s Supper?

2. Must a born again Christian be extremely zealous about the things of the Lord?

3. Should pastors perform special prayers just for men in the worship service?

4. In Mark 11:24, Jesus says, “I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” Doesn’t this contradict the idea that God has ordained things to happen prior to our praying for them? What is the purpose of praying if God has already ordained something?

5. Can man be holy and righteous, and even if we are not perfectly holy and righteous

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Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World by Michael Horton