Calvinistic Determinism and the Thoughts of Demons

, posted by SEA

Pointed questions from one of our members in our private discussion group regarding Calvinism’s doctrine of exhaustive determinism:

“What about the thoughts of demons? Did God ordain those too? If, literally, everything is subject to the total plan of an exhaustive, immutable decree (including all thoughts), then why would only good things be spoken of as the ‘fruits of the Holy Spirit,’ rather than all things whatsoever?”