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This Week in Arminianism

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Pastor Steven L. Winters, of Thunder Sounds, posts: “The Limits of Omniscience.” Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, writes “The Potter’s Love,” and asks “What If I’m Wrong?” regarding the consequences to holding a non-Calvinistic theology….

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Arminius the Gadfly

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A gadfly is a “persistent irritating critic; a nuisance.” (link) The late Anglican priest John R.W. Stott comments that the Church needs gadflies to “sting and harry us into action for change,” even though gadflies…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, posts “So the Lord Changed His Mind,” and encourages us, “Don’t Use Evil to Destroy Another.” Matt, of A Theology in Tension, is “Clotting a Wound with Spiritual Platelets.” Evan…

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The Motive for Arminius’ Theology

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What we must first understand about Arminius’ theological thought process is his positional biblicistic framework. Calvinist theologian Richard A. Muller confesses as much: “Had Arminius been a biblicistic pietist,” i.e., a devotional writer, “promulgating a…

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The Unjust Persecution of the Arminians

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After the death of Arminius in 1609 the Remonstrants petition the States for protection and safe conduct. Why? Why would the early Arminians fear for their physical safety? By the era of Arminius’ death in…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Andrew, of Beyond Calvinism, posts: “Questions to Ask as You Approach Romans 9.” Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, asks: “Justified by Faith, Yet Judged by Works?“ Kingswood Hart, of The Predestination Station, comments on Romans…

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Denying Double Predestination

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“The doctrine of the unconditional election of a part, necessarily implies the unconditional reprobation of the rest. I know some who hold to the former, seem to deny the latter; for they represent God as…

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The Five Points of Arminianism

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If not for the early Dutch Reformed Arminians rejecting five tenets of Calvinistic ideology, there would be no TULIP today, as TULIP is merely a reaction to Arminian theology. After the death of Arminius, in…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Amazon.com is now selling Rustin E. Brian’s Jacob Arminius: The Man from Oudewater at a very nice price! Also, you can get a new copy of Grace for All: The Arminian Dynamics of Salvation, edited…

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