Monthly Archives For April 2021

FWS Podcast: Doctrinal Dialogues (Parts 7-8)

, 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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Vic Reasoner, “The Spirit of Tolerance”

, posted by Jon Gossman

As leaders within the conservative holiness movement pronounce divine judgment upon each other over secondary issues, the younger generation continues to leave the movement disillusioned. If we have a future we must learn to speak…

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Richard Coords, “Compatibilism”

, posted by Martin Glynn

Compatibilism is a Calvinist doctrine which attempts to harmonize divine determinism and human free-will. Calvinists often use this term to claim that they, too, believe in free-will, that is, “compatibilistic free-will.” Unfortunately, though, it is…

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Friday Files 11/20

Friday Files: Romans 9

, posted by Martin Glynn

One of the more things about the Arminianism/Calvinism debate is how both sides are devoted to the Scriptures and both sides ground their understanding of their theology in the Scriptures. Which means that any proof-text…

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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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