What follows, is an extract from Sola Gratia? – The affirmation by Calvinism and denial by Hypercalvinism of God’s non-saving common graciousness toward His creatures. To access the full work (Parts 1 and 2), click “Download” below.
God is gracious. He condescended to create His universe – with its angels and its plants and its animals. None of them merited being given even their very existence.
Then He graciously condescended even further. From the very dust, He created His image man – and commanded him to be fruitful and to multiply and to cultivate the Earth and to subjugate even the sky and the sea and all that moves.