WCF 5.1 - Providence

God the great Creator of all things does uphold, direct, dispose, and govern all creatures, actions, and things, from the greatest even to the least, by His most wise and holy providence, according to His infallible foreknowledge, and the free and immutable counsel of His own will, to the praise of the glory of His wisdom, power, justice, goodness, and mercy. WCF 5.1

Resources

The Crook in the Lot (eBook) by Thomas Boston

The Providence of God (Study Guide) by R. C. Sproul (.pdf)

Shall the Ax Rise up Against Him that Raiseth it? - An Exposition of Isaiah 10:5-26, by John Calvin

The Providence of God by Loraine Boettner

Providence by Martyn Lloyd Jones

Providence by Charles Hodge

God's Providence by James Montgomery Boice

Providence by Louis Berkhof

The Ruler of the Waves by J. C. Ryle

Providence by A. A. Hodge

Of Providence by A A Hodge (from his commentary on the WCF)

A Defense of the Secret Providence of God by John Calvin

The Providence of God by Thomas Watson

Of God's Providence by Henry Bullinger

The Mystery of Providence by D. A. Carson

Through the Westminster Confession  Chapter 5.1 by Phil Ryken

1689 LCF Chapter 5: Of Divine Providence (Commentary)

Providence (Study) by Capitol Hill Baptist Church

Doctrine of Providence by Reformed Study

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God "works all things after the counsel of his will" (Ephesians 1:11). This "all things" includes the fall of sparrows (Matthew 10:29), the rolling of dice (Proverbs 16:33), the slaughter of his people (Psalm 44:11), the decisions of kings (Proverbs 21:1), the failing of sight (Exodus 4:11), the sickness of children (2 Samuel 12:15), the loss and gain of money (1 Samuel 2:7), the suffering of saints (1 Peter 4:19), the completion of travel plans (James 4:15), the persecution of Christians (Hebrews 12:4-7), the repentance of souls (2 Timothy 2:25), the gift of faith (Philippians 1:29), the pursuit of holiness (Philippians 3:12-13), the growth of believers (Hebrews 6:3), the giving of life and the taking in death (1 Samuel 2:6), and the crucifixion of his Son (Acts 4:27-28).
 

Multimedia

Of God's Providence - Southern California Reformed Baptist Pastors' Conference 2018 with lectures by Dr. James Dolezal, Dr. J. V. Fesko, and Dr. James Renihan

The Providences Of God - Genesis 50:15-21 (MP3)  by Sinclair Ferguson

Providence and Prayerlessness - Genesis 29:1-14 (MP3) by Edward Donnelly

Episode 5.1: Providence: Greatest to Least (MP3) by Jerusalem Chamber

The 1689 on Providence (5.1-2) Doctrine and Devition Podcast

Providence (MP3) by R. C. Sproul

The Providence Of God by Jerry Bridges

Genesis 22:2,7,8 - Our Father's Amazing Providence (MP3) by Joel Beeke

Providence and evil - Part 1 (MP3) by J.I Packer

Providence and evil - Part 2 (Mp3) J. I. Packer

The Providence of God (Video) by James White

The Providence of God and the Teaching of Jesus (MP3) by J. Ligon Duncan

1 Kings 17:8-16: God Will Provide (MP3) by Sinclair Ferguson

The Timing of God's Providence (MP3) by R. C. Sproul

The Wisdom of God's Providence (VIdeo) by Jerry Bridges

The Goodness of God's Providence (Video) by Jerry Bridges

The Mystery of God's Providence (Video) by Jerry Bridges

The Sovereignty of God's Providence (Video) by Jerry Bridges

Q & A on The Amazing Providence of God (Video) by Jerry Bridges

Advanced Teaching on Predestination, Providence, God's Attributes & The Trinity (22 MP3 Lectures)  by Joel Beeke

 

Books

The Crook in the Lot by Thomas Boston

The Providence of God by Paul Helm

The Secret Providence of God by Paul Helm

What is Providence? by Derek Thomas

Behind a Frowning Providence by John J Murray

The Providence of God by GK Berkouwer

Divine Providence by Stephen Charnock

The Mystery of Providence by John Flavel (Also free eBook)

All Things for Good by Thomas Watson (Also free eBook)

Jehovah-Jireh: A Treatise on Providence by William Plumer

Providence Handled Practically by Obadiah Sedgwick

On Providence by Ulrich Zwingli

 

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