Human Beings

Irresistible Grace, What We Believe, Part 23

Rapp Report episode 230 Irresistible grace is a topic of much love and hatred. It is often confused because there are so many different understandings of the term irresistible grace. In Adam’s sin of disobedience to the revealed will and Word of God, man lost his innocence, incurred the penalty of spiritual and physical death,…

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Total Depravity, What We Believe, Part 22

Rapp Report episode 228 Total depravity is a topic of much love and hatred. It is often confused because there are so many different understandings of the term total depravity. Every person has a sin nature and is totally depraved in that they lack the proper affection and love toward God and do evil. Total…

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Man’s Sin Nature, What We Believe, Part 20

Rapp Report episode 223 The sin nature of man is often debated. Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing the sin nature of mankind. Are people born in sin or are we born good? The sin nature is that reality that has been imputed directly…

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The Purpose of Man, What We Believe, Part 19

Rapp Report episode 222 The creation of man, was by God not evolution. Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing the creation of mankind. The purpose of God creating mankind is twofold: to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. God’s intention in the creation of…

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Creation of Man, What We Believe, Part 18

Rapp Report episode 221 The creation of man, was by God not evolution. Andrew and Bud continue the What We Believe statement from the Striving for Eternity website series discussing the creation of mankind. They answer many questions. What does it mean that we are created in the image of God? How are humans different…

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