Monthly Archives For September 2015

God’s Circus

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The Bible everywhere assumes free will within the context of God’s sovereignty. This renders any semblance of determinism erroneous at best and damaging to the character and integrity of God at worst. If God influences our…

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This Week in Arminianism

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James Leonard, of Treasures Old and New, asks and answers: “What is Reformation Arminianism?“ Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, reviews chapter three of the latest Arminian book: Grace for All: The Arminian Dynamics of Salvation. Traditional…

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The Parable of the Midwives

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BREAKING: the midwife murderers have just entered the court room. Tamar and Gomer are each charged with 10 counts of infanticide. In the process of helping young Hebrew parents deliver their babies, Tamar and Gomer…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Gene Brode, from The Grace Apparatus, posts: “Compatibilism and Wireless Technology, Part 1: Why Calvinism’s Explanation for Human Freedom and Responsibility Doesn’t Satisfy Me.” Timothy C. Tennent writes: “Spreading Scriptural Holiness throughout the World, Part…

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Purposeless Evil by Cheryl Schatz

Cheryl Schatz, “Purposeless Evil”

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Is there purposeless evil if God did not foreordain all things? Calvinists often talk about “purposeless evil”. In fact, Dr. James White, a Calvinist apologist from Alpha and Omega Ministries, has stated that if God did…

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Grace: The Analogy of Sanctification

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We bless thee, O God most high and Lord of mercies, who ever workest great and mysterious deeds for us, glorious, wonderful, and numberless; who providest us with sleep as a rest from our infirmities…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Arminian Perspectives quotes Anglican Bishop Richard Watson (1737-1816) on Jesus’ prayer at John 17 and its proper context. Andrew, from Beyond Calvinism, posts: “Clark H. Pinnock’s ‘From Augustine to Arminius: A Pilgrimage in Theology.’” Roy…

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New Calvinist Bible – 2 Corinthians 5 (satire)

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The following post is a satire, written from the perspective of an overzealous Calvinist. This post is part of a series on the New Calvinist Bible (NCB) – a new Bible translation designed to show…

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Roy Ingle, “God Loves Me!”

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I stand in awe of the reality that God loves me. The Scriptures clearly reveal this truth (John 3:16; Romans 5:8; Ephesians 2:4; 1 John 4:9-10). Over and over again I have failed to live…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Mike Barlotta, of Dead Heroes Don’t Save, posts: “Grace for All: Elect in Christ, or Into Christ, That is the Question.” Craig Adams, of Commonplace Holiness, presents: “Reflections on the Song of Solomon.” William G….

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Jacob Arminius Refutes William Perkins on Perseverance

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Whether or not one adheres to the theology of Jacob Arminius in toto, Arminius’ careful attention to context regarding scriptural interpretation cannot be overemphasized. For example, debating Roman Catholic apologist Adrian Smetius on the subject…

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