Election is God’s decree whereby of His own free will, he hath ordained certain men to salvation, to the praise of the glory of His grace.
Our corrupt nature, our sin, and our spiritual death that we inherited at birth is the reason why we are so corrupt and this corruption has extended to our society.
God is never the author of evil, these wicked men are totally responsible. But God is powerful enough to use evil for good.
By the work of Christ and our faith in His person and work, we have not only been justified but also adopted as God’s children and we have the benefit of His presence.
A happy man doesn’t live his life on the counsel or advice from people/mediums who do not regard God or consider His word as the manual for life.
How is it possible that people who have heard the message of repentance and have “seemingly” turned to follow Jesus...can still be in danger of being told to depart from Him?
For whoever still presents the members of his body (including thoughts and words) to sin as instruments of unrighteousness never died with Jesus, nor was buried with him, nor rose with Him to a new life.
Biblical repentance isn’t ashamed of admitting wrong and changing the course of one’s life, it rather delights in God more than the feeling of shame from admitting wrong and changing your life.