By Tom Ross, Pastor
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church,
Copyright © 1991, by Tom Ross
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE -- Introduction To Sovereign Grace
The Present Dilemma; Identifying the Terminology
CHAPTER TWO -- A Historical Survey Of Sovereign
What Jesus and the Apostles Taught Concerning Grace; Sovereign Grace Through
the Reformers; Baptists and the Doctrines of Grace
CHAPTER THREE -- Total Depravity And Inability
The Origin of Sin and Depravity; Adam: Man's Representative; Total
Depravity Explained; The Fallacy of Free Will; The Will of Man is Influenced;
The Fallen Man's Will is in Bondage; What Saith the Scriptures?; Proponents of
Free Will are in Agreement with Rome
CHAPTER FOUR -- Unconditional Election
Does God Have the Right to Choose? God is Sovereign; God is Not Obligated
to Man; God is Executing His Purpose; Unconditional Election: Who? And When?
Who Does The Electing? When Did God's Election Take Place? Unconditional
Election: Why? The Real Question; The Arminian Notion of Election Refuted; Reprobation:
The Severity of God; Objections to Unconditional Election Answered.
CHAPTER FIVE -- Particular Redemption
Particular Redemption Stated and Defined; The Purpose of Christ's Death;
Defining the Terms Used to Describe Christ's Death; Redemption and Ransom;
Reconciliation; Propitiation; Remission; Substitution; For Whom Did Christ Die?
Christ Died for Many; Christ Died For His People; Christ Died For His Sheep;
Christ Died For His Friends; Christ Died For The Elect: The Beloved; Christ
Died For Those He Intercedes For; Christ Died For The Children of God; Christ
Died For His Church; Objections to Particular Redemption Answered; Passages
Where the Word "World" is Employed; Passages Where the Words
"All" and "Every" are Employed.
Effectual Calling Defined And Distinguished; The Effectual Call
Distinguished From the General Call; Characteristics of the Effectual Call; The
Results of Effectual Calling Illustrated; Ojections to Effectual Calling
CHAPTER SEVEN --Perseverance Of The Saints
Perseverance of the Saints Defined; Preservation and Perseverance are Both Necessary;
Proving Perseverance from Scripture; The Purpose of God; The Perfections of
God; The Promises of God; The Work of Jesus Christ; The Work of the Holy
Spirit; Salvation by Grace; Objections to the Saints' Final Perseverance
Answered; Inconsistencies of Modern-Day Baptists.
CHAPTER EIGHT -- The Necessity of Gospel
The Necessity of Gospel Preaching; Motives for Gospel Preaching; The Means
of Gospel Preaching; The cost of Gospel Preaching.
INDICES (Will not be published on the Web. Regards, Chris
- Index of Scriptures Used
- Index of Subjects
- Index of Names