Monthly Archives For December 2014

God’s Exploitation of the Devil’s “Thorns”

, posted by SEA

God’s sovereignty should never be seen as unilaterally determining or decreeing the evil actions or intentions of free agents (human or demonic) before the foundation of the world. Rather God’s sovereignty is best understood as…

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H. Orton Wiley on Prevenient Grace

, posted by drwayman

H. Orton Wiley on Prevenient Grace Extended quotation provided by SEA member Roy Ingle PREVENIENT GRACE Before taking up the discussion of prevenient grace, it may be well to call attention to the fact that…

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God’s Sovereign Choice

, posted by drwayman

“You Arminians deny the sovereignty of God and you want all the credit for your salvation. You want man to play his part so that God doesn’t get all the glory.” These are common arguments…

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Child Evangelism and Calvinism

, posted by drwayman

This post taken from SBC Today addresses the need to help children of Calvinists who are confused about The Gospel. For example, it shares: “A tween who had renounced her former profession of faith was…

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Roger Olson, “When I Say ‘Calvinism'”

, posted by drwayman

Whenever I write about Calvinism, someone who considers himself a Calvinist accuses me of setting up and striking down a “strawman.” And others claim what I say about Calvinism does not apply to them. What…

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The Gospel’s Freedom – Colossians 1:13-14

, posted by drwayman

The apostle’s prayer in verses 9-12 is followed by a statement about the Gospel’s effect on his readers’ lives. They have been: rescued from the power of darkness and transferred into the Kingdom of God’s…

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Do Arminians Hate the Sovereignty of God?

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The question “Why do Arminians hate the sovereignty of God?” was asked recently by a Calvinist named Avery who assumes as much about Arminians. But we could, in turn, ask: “Why do Calvinists presume that…

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Degrees of Union with God’s Will

, posted by drwayman

There are different degrees of union with the Divine Will, some of which it may be proper to notice and discriminate. 1. Union With God in Submission The first degree may be described as union…

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