Allow me to share my testimony of grace: The gospel of Christ that I received isn't from man. It's from God. I didn't believe it because of men, and I wasn't taught it. It was revealed to me by Christ. God chose me from the womb and called me by His grace- then He revealed Christ to me so I could be a witness for Him. Jesus appeared to my spirit and told me that he had appointed me to minister and witness. This is why I was saved. God chose me before the foundation of the world- to make me holy and righteous before Him. He predestinated me- and adopted me. Why? Because I had faith? Because I was a good person? No. Simply out of the unsearchable good pleasure of His will. It is out of this mysterious will I am accepted among the beloved. Since I have died with Christ, I will live with him. I didn't deny Him and for that reason He won't deny me. But- even if I DO lose faith and begin to doubt, I will still be saved. Christ is faithful even when I'm not. I am a Christian. I am a Calvinist. It is all of grace.