In this article on election and the free offer of the gospel, the author looks at election in an evangelism and mission context. Things like the call of the gospel, the well-meant offer of the gospel in the preaching, the general (universal) calling and effectual calling, and unconditional election is discussed.
It is sometimes said that the doctrine of election eliminates the need for mission work. Is this true? John Calvin would rather say that the doctrine of election is the motivation for missions. The hope of mission work is found in the fact that God elects. This article demonstrates this truth from Calvin's life and mission work.
Does the sovereignty of God kill the need for evangelism? Looking at the relationship between the sovereignty of God and evangelism, this article shows both the negative and positive aspect of thinking about this relationship. It shows that God's sovereignty should offer hope for success in evangelism.
Is believing in predestination a hindrance to evangelism? Because he taught and believed in predestination, John Calvin has been accused of lack of enthusiasm for evangelism and mission work. To answer this accusation this article looks at Calvin's teaching on evangelism and mission work and how they relate to predestination
This article carefully works out the relationship between God's election unto salvation and the command for all men everywhere to repent and believe.