John UK wrote: It seems to me that you've got that upside down, Ike. There is nothing you can do to "become an elect of God". Election is God's prerogative, and it stems from his love, grace and mercy. We have all forfeited any possibility of merit before God by our sins, both original and actual.
John UK wrote: Hello folks Sorry I've not posted for a few days, but on my home laptop I am prevented from posting, which SA has not sorted out yet. But I am missing you all, and wish you well
John Just in case you are reading whilst not posting, all the best for the "season of observation" and for next year. Hope your laptop gets fixed soon and you can come back amongst us. Cheers! In Christ. A.