Monthly Archives For March 2021

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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Richard Coords, “Calling”

, posted by Martin Glynn

The Bible refers to “the called of Jesus Christ” (Romans 1:6) and “the chosen of God” (Titus 1:1), perhaps to emphasize that, as Christians, we each have a divine purpose, relative to our unique gift…

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Richard Coords, “Cage Stage”

, posted by Martin Glynn

There is a certain amount of pride in theology, in terms of a personal interest in getting things correct. Sometimes, this has resulted in a phenomena whereby new converts to Calvinism become aggressive toward non-Calvinist…

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John Wesley, “On The Sabbath”

, posted by Jon Gossman

The Bicentennial Edition of the Works of John Wesley, in the process of being published by Abingdon Press, contains 13 sermons not found in the 14 volume Thomas Jackson edition. This sermon was written in…

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FWS Podcast: Doctrinal Dialogues (Parts 1-2)

, posted by Remonstrance

Part 1. Part 2. If you cannot see the player 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…

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Vic Reasoner, “Plugging the Holes”

, posted by Jon Gossman

A review of my book The Hole in the Holiness Movement appeared in the January/February, 1993 Convention Herald. I have been asked to respond. I must begin by noting that the author, Edsel Trouten, called…

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John Fletcher, “The New Birth”

, posted by Jon Gossman

[The following is a sermon from The Works of the Reverend John Fletcher, 4 vols. (1833; rpt. Salem, OH: Schmul Publishers, 1974), 4:95-117. The sermon is in four parts and due to the length only…

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Elmer Long, “Pentecost”

, posted by Jon Gossman

In order to answer some charges that are leveled against us concerning the disciples and Pentecost, we herein give a brief account of our position, one we believe to be true to the Bible. It…

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