Author Archives: David Huffstutler

The Blessings of God’s Effectual Call

By | March 21, 2023

The following loosely organizes many verses using at least one of three related words in the New Testament: “calling” (klēsis), “to call” (kaleō), and “called” (klētos). The calling in each of these verses involves God’s effectual call in which He brings the sinner to Himself for salvation. When and How God’s calling comes to a… Read More »

Is Man One, Two, or Three?

By | January 26, 2023

“Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Thess 5:23 ESV). Paul prays in 1 Thess 5:23 that God would “sanctify” his readers “completely,” including their “whole spirit and soul and body.”… Read More »

Wholehearted Thanks to the Lord

By | November 23, 2022

David wrote Psalm 138 to thank the Lord for His help to him as Israel’s king. The following is a section-by-section summary of David’s thoughts, applied to us today. We learn from him that we must… First, give thanks to the Lord (Psalm 138:1–3). David begins by giving thanks to the Lord from his whole… Read More »