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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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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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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Richard Coords, “Born Again”

, posted by Martin Glynn

This is one of the most famous terms in all of the Bible. Preachers often echo this divine imperative during evangelism: “Unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God. You must…

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Friday Files 11/20

Friday Files: The Character of God

, posted by Martin Glynn

The heart of the Arminian critique of Calvinism is of course the character to God. While we also put tremendous emphasis on God’s sovereignty, it is His character that determines what it is He ordains….

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Friday Files 11/20

Friday Files: Possibility of Apostasy

, posted by Martin Glynn

On Friday, we like to review a lot of the material we have in our archives. Our goal has always been providing resources for people to use defending the Biblical teaching of salvation. The issue…

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Richard Coords, “Boasting”

, posted by Martin Glynn

Calvinism teaches that if you freely chose to believe in Christ, while others did not, then you’d have something to boast about before God. In other words, you could claim to be better and smarter…

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Friday Files 11/20

Friday Files: Feeling Old

, posted by Martin Glynn

It’s the Friday Files, SEA’s regular dig though our archives, ’cause not everybody realizes just what’s in there! SEA members’ names are in blue, and just to remind you—the views expressed in any articles and…

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Richard Coords, “The Atonement”

, posted by Martin Glynn

Atonement The reason why Jesus Christ is the only way to God, as per John 14:6, as it relates to the New Covenant, is the fact that there is no solution to human sin apart…

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Richard Coords, “Author of Sin”

, posted by Martin Glynn

Author of Sin This charge first appeared in the affirmative by the Gnostic, Florinus (c. 180), which was immediately attacked by Irenaeus (130-200) a church father, who published a discourse entitled: “God, not the Author…

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X-Calvinist Corner Files: Testimony # 28

, posted by Martin Glynn

The X-Calvinist Corner is a page on this website that shares the stories of people who were once Calvinist but have left Calvinism for a more Arminian theology. This series (The X-Calvinist Corner Files) highlights one of…

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“Atheism”

, posted by Martin Glynn

[Editor’s note: This is an excerpt of a book by a Traditionalist/Provisionist author and an Arminian (see the reference at the end of the article). SEA publishes a variety of perspectives and sometimes non-Arminians when…

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X-Calvinist Corner Files: Testimony # 53

, posted by Martin Glynn

The X-Calvinist Corner is a page on this website that shares the stories of people who were once Calvinist but have left Calvinism for a more Arminian theology. This series (The X-Calvinist Corner Files) highlights one of…

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“Assurance”

, posted by Martin Glynn

[Editor’s note: This is an excerpt of a book by a Traditionalist/Provisionist author and an Arminian (see the reference at the end of the article). SEA publishes a variety of perspectives and sometimes non-Arminians when…

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X-Calvinist Corner Files: Testimony # 26

, posted by Martin Glynn

The X-Calvinist Corner is a page on this website that shares the stories of people who were once Calvinist but have left Calvinism for a more Arminian theology. This series (The X-Calvinist Corner Files) highlights one of…

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X-Calvinist Corner Files: Testimony # 22

, posted by Martin Glynn

The X-Calvinist Corner is a page on this website that shares the stories of people who were once Calvinist but have left Calvinism for a more Arminian theology. This series (The X-Calvinist Corner Files) highlights one of…

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X-Calvinist Corner Files: Testimony # 21

, posted by Martin Glynn

The X-Calvinist Corner is a page on this website that shares the stories of people who were once Calvinist but have left Calvinism for a more Arminian theology. This series (The X-Calvinist Corner Files) highlights one of…

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