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Andrew Wilson, “Seven Point Armalvinism”

, posted by AndrewH

Please click on the link to read Andrew Wilson, “Seven Point Armalvinism”, a discussion of the Five Articles of Remonstrance from someone who considers himself “as more Calvinist than Arminian”, available online at the author’s…

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Richard Coords, “Church Splits”

, posted by Martin Glynn

Church Splits occur when a significant portion of a church leaves to form a separate church. Calvinism is a common cause of such splits. It usually occurs when a new pastor is hired and conceals…

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Friday Files 11/20

Friday Files: Arminius

, posted by Martin Glynn

Born Yacob Harmen, Jacob or James Arminius was the great champion of Semi-Augustinianism in early Protestantism. His articulation of Biblical soteriology was so powerful that Protestant Semi-Augustinianism bears his name: Arminianism. We follow the doctrines…

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Remonstrance Podcast: Review

, posted by Martin Glynn

This week, Vin is on vacation. Prayers to you brother as you relax: May the Spirit bless your and your family’s time away. May you be refreshed and be safe as you travel home. Amen….

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C. Marion Brown, “Restitution”

, posted by Jon Gossman

While scanning both book lists and library shelves, I was rather startled at the absence of material on restitution. Many volumes have been written on various subjects and many have been “beaten to death” by…

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C. Marion Brown, “A Right Conception of Sin”

, posted by Jon Gossman

Richard S. Taylor states in his book A Right Conception of Sin that the doctrine relating to sin forms the center around which we build our entire theological system. A faulty concept here would lead…

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Richard Coords, “Choice Principles”

, posted by Martin Glynn

If there was a decree by which every thought, word and deed for all humanity was predetermined, then all of our choices would not be independently our own, and without independent choices, you could have…

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Elmer Long, “How To Keep Filled”

, posted by Jon Gossman

Our Scripture lesson is found in Ephesians 5. I am reading only one sentence, but it goes through four verses. Beginning with 5:18, “And be ye not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be…

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Richard Coords, “Causation”

, posted by Martin Glynn

Causation (first and second causes) If your question to Calvinists includes, “Did God decree (insert real situation)”, then the answer is “Yes,” but which Calvinists wish for you to consider from the perspective of First…

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FWS Podcast: Doctrinal Dialogues (Parts 5-6)

, posted by Remonstrance

If you cannot see the players above follow this link: Apple Podcasts or this link: Stitcher In these Doctrinal Dialogues, members of the Fundamental Wesleyan Society have a roundtable discussion about various sermons by John…

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L. W. Ruth Jr., “The Everlasting Kingdom”

, posted by Jon Gossman

“Wherefore, we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear” (Hebrews 12:28). The writer here has given us a comparison of…

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Richard Coords, “Calvinism”

, posted by Martin Glynn

The term “Calvinism” is based upon the systematic soteriology of a man named John Calvin. (1509-1564) Ironically, though, he attributes his theology from another man named Augustine. (354-430) John Calvin: “Further, Augustine is so much…

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Friday Files 11/20

Friday Files: Agent Causation

, posted by Martin Glynn

One of the mistakes that many make is the belief that the Calvinism/Arminianism debate is about free will vs determinism. In reality, the two positions are soteriologies, and the debate is really about the process…

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FWS Podcast: Doctrinal Dialogues (Parts 3-4)

, posted by Remonstrance

If you cannot see the players above follow this link: Apple Podcasts or this link: Stitcher In these Doctrinal Dialogues, members of the Fundamental Wesleyan Society have a roundtable discussion about various sermons by John…

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Robert L. Brush, “Evangelical Faith”

, posted by Jon Gossman

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1). The doctrine of salvation by grace through faith is the most important of all New Testament teachings. It…

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Robert L. Brush, “Bondage and Adoption”

, posted by Jon Gossman

“The Spirit himself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God” (Romans 8:16). That the Old Testament saints were justified by faith is clearly stated in Hebrews 11. While the faith…

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