T.U.L.I.P.: Total Depravity
I. T.U.L.I.P. Review
A. T– Total Depravity
B. U – Unconditional Election
C. L – Limited Atonement
D. I – Irresistible Grace
E. P – Perseverance of the Saints
A. If you bypass total depravity, a person will not know what they are being saved from.
B. No deep faith will be had without a true understanding to our bondage to sin.
C. John Calvin, “Christianity is three things; Humility first, humility second, humility third.”
D. Seeing our depravity in relation to God is crucial.
III. Total Depravity
A. Depravity affects every human
1. Romans 3:23
2. 1 Kings 8:46
3. Psalms 143:2
4. 1 John 1:8
B. Our rebellion or hardness against God is total.
1. Romans 3:9-11
2. Acts 17:27
3. John 3:
C. In our total rebellion, everything man does is sin.
1. Romans 14:23
2. Hebrews 11:6
3. Romans 7:18
D. Man’s inability to submit to God and do good is total.
1. Romans 8:5-9
2. Romans 6:17
3. Ephesians 2:1-5
4. Natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God for they are foolishness to him
5. Jeremiah 17:9
E. Our rebellion is totally deserving of eternal punishment