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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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Pelagianism: A Monergist Model of Redemption

, posted by Martin Glynn

“Pelagianism? Monergist? Martin, I think you need to recheck your definitions.” No, it’s true! For those that read mostly internet Calvinist literature, the word “monergism” is understood to be synonymous with determinism. However, the term…

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