Glynn. Martin

So What Is the Atonement Debate Really About?

, posted by Martin Glynn

All footnote links lead back to the original post.    In the Arminian/Calvinism debate, the most aggravating topic for me has been the Atonement debate. Calvinists will argue that Christ died only for the elect…

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Who Speaks For Arminianism

, posted by Martin Glynn

[All footnotes link to the original post]   What is Arminianism? This sounds like it should be a simple matter. Simply look it up a dictionary and read what’s there. But there is a problem….

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Causal vs Social Centered Part VI: Security

, posted by Martin Glynn

So what is the debate about security really about? Well, there are two realms within which this debate takes place: pastoral and theological. So instead of looking at the two positions in succession, we’ll be…

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Causal vs Social Centered Part V: Grace

, posted by Martin Glynn

The fourth point immediately follows from the doctrine of depravity. If we are born depraved, separated from God, and incapable of coming to Christ on our own, then God is the one that needs to…

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Causal vs Social Centered Part IV: Depravity

, posted by Martin Glynn

The differences in Depravity between Calvinists and Arminians are perhaps the most interesting for our topic since both Calvinists and Arminians agree on the basic concept. However, I do think we think about Total Depravity…

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Causal vs. Social Centered — Part II: Election

, posted by Martin Glynn

The question of election isn’t whether or not God chooses who to save, but whether or not He does so unconditionally. The question is whether or not our differences on this question are grounded in…

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Causal vs Social Centered — Part I: Glory

, posted by Martin Glynn

What Is Centeredness I have often heard it said by Calvinists that they are God centered while we are man centered. Now as far as I have seen, they’ve never really given a definition about…

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How Is Arminianism Different From Pelagianism?

, posted by Martin Glynn

Introduction When asked the difference between Arminianism and Pelagainism, I always have trouble knowing exactly where to start. It is a bit like being asked about the difference between Republicanism and Monarchy: the simple answer…

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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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