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A Good Friday

, posted by Martin Glynn

Let me rephrase what Jesus said to the rich young ruler: why do we call today good? I love Jesus. He comforts me, He takes care of me, and He defines my very existence. Yet…

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Why Being A Calvinist Is Awesome

, posted by Martin Glynn

[This is satire. Everything said here is meant to be funny. I am fully aware that what I am saying is an exaggeration.] I’ve given up. After much struggling, I’ve finally have been convinced by…

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Does God Lament?

, posted by Martin Glynn

Recently I watched this video by a Calvinist who clearly isn’t the sort to engage in intellectual discourse. In order to show the incomprehensibility of Arminianism, he performs a scene which he believes typifies God’s…

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Playing With Dolls (Reposted)

, posted by Martin Glynn

In honor of Valentine’s Day, here is an old article about God’s love for us.  A question that I was recently considering was whether or not God could truly love us if we did not…

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Why I Am An Arminian
Part IV: Theology

, posted by Martin Glynn

I do not know whether or not you have noticed, but as I’ve been going, I am moving from my least relevant reasons to my most relevant reasons as to why I am an Arminian…

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Why I Am An Arminian
Part III: History

, posted by Martin Glynn

Many Calvinists claim that they represent historical orthodoxy. However, I believe that the opposite is true. In this post I intend to traverse Christian history and tease out, on a very basic and incomplete level,…

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Why I Am An Arminian
Part II: Calvinists

, posted by Martin Glynn

Introduction Considering that I have always been an Arminian, deciding between Arminianism and Calvinism was a matter of whether or not Calvinism challenged my own beliefs enough for me to lose my trust in them….

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Why I Am An Arminian
Part I: Testimony

, posted by Martin Glynn

Finding Scotia I grew up in a village called Scotia. When I was a child, all I really knew was my home, my school, and some sites from my car. I knew my home was…

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Amyraldism vs. Four-Point Calvinism

, posted by Martin Glynn

I’ve been musing about the idea of Limited Atonement, and there are a few posts that I intend to write about it. In preperation though, I would like to make a point about a distinction…

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The Foundation of Corporate Election

, posted by Martin Glynn

In many places in the Bible we are described as God’s elect, or God’s chosen. What does this mean? How does God choose us? There are a couple of different answers to this, but the…

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CALVINIST RHETORIC: Straw Man

, posted by Martin Glynn

Or “An Affinity for Effigy” What I Mean by Straw Man The term “Straw man argument” or “Straw man fallacy” is usually understood to be based off of the common training technique of using mock…

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A Slightly Less Quick Response

, posted by Martin Glynn

Alan Kurschner recently made a response to my reply to his “question” last week. I first I hesitated on whether or not to reply, since I found his response to be, well, silly. However, there…

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A Quick Response To A Bad Question

, posted by Martin Glynn

Normally, we do not like to respond to poorly-articulated Anti-Arminian arguments when they come up, even when presented by respected scholars or writers, because a) there are sadly too many of them; and b) we…

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Thoughts on John 6

, posted by Martin Glynn

Here are some thoughts that I had when I decided to dig deep into John chapter 6:

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Calvinism Myths

, posted by Martin Glynn

I was recently pointed to this post by Calvinist Michael C. Patton, who I respect a great deal. Here he lists 12 myths that he believes are levied against Calvinism. I wanted to review a…

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Friday Files: How Calvinists Blind Side A Text

, posted by Martin Glynn

Scripture is a major part of the whole question of Arminianism and Calvinism. Which sides better represents Scripture? I think many of us can agree that that is the major question. That is the actual…

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