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Do Arminians Really Pray Like Calvinists?

, posted by Ben Henshaw

It is often said by Calvinists that when Arminians pray, they pray like Calvinists. Typically this is expressed in such a way as to imply that while Arminians may deny the theological claims of Calvinism,…

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Craig Adams

Craig L. Adams, “Calvin on John 3:16″

, posted by SEA

 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” — John 3:16 (NRSV). JOHN CALVIN COMMENTS: “’That whosoever believeth on…

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Isaiah 5:4 and Sufficient Grace

Isaiah 5:4 and Sufficient Grace

, posted by Godismyjudge

I was recently asked to comment on Isaiah 5:4 and how I thought it supported resistible grace. (link) Here’s the passage in context: 1 Now let me sing to my Well-beloved A song of my…

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Susanna Wesley

Susanna Wesley on Predestination

, posted by SEA

The following is from a letter written by Susanna Wesley to her son John. This quotation has been taken from John Kirk, The Mother of the Wesleys: A Biography (London: Henry James Tresidder, 1864), 284-86. Explanatory…

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Calvinism on the Sly

Roger Olson, “Beware of Stealth Calvinism!”

, posted by SEA

Beware of Stealth Calvinism! Several times here I have expressed concern that some Calvinists are attempting to take over churches by stealth. I frequently hear from church members (mostly Baptists but occasionally also Pentecostals and…

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Proofofpurchase

Christ Redeemed Faith

, posted by Godismyjudge

The Canons of Dort say Christ acquired faith for us by His death (Point 2, article 8).1  The significance of this seemly minor point is that Christ buying the condition of the covenant effectively changes the…

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He=man vs Skeletor

Playing With Action Figures

, posted by Martin Glynn

Probably one of the poorer arguments that I think we Arminians use is what is often referred to as “the robot analogy”. Now I don’t think it is bad for the reasons that Calvinist do. Calvinists…

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