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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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Friday Files: The New Perspective and Ephesians

, posted by Martin Glynn

Not everyone agrees with the New Perspective on Paul (NPP). Naturally, with any new perspective, there are many who are excited about it, many who are against it, and many who know nothing about it….

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Friday Files: Taking Up My Cross

, posted by Martin Glynn

A. M. Mallet writes a solid blog entry about how the Arminian interpretation of Mt 16:24 is often misrepresented. Many of us here are here because of how often our view is misunderstood, and equated…

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Ephesians 2:14; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

For He is our peace, having made both into one and having broken down that wall which divides us, that hostility by His flesh. Is there a greater verse to demonstrate the notion of how…

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Friday Files: Who is Episcopius

, posted by Martin Glynn

Hello. I know our Friday Files have been lax for a couple of weeks. Because of this, I wanted to take the time to mention what the Friday Files is all about. Our purpose is…

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Making God a Liar?

, posted by Martin Glynn

This was a question that was sent into SEA, and I thought it would be a good idea to share my thoughts on the subject more publicly. The question is as follows: If human beings…

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Ephesians 2:13; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

But now, in Christ Jesus, you, being once distant, have become close by Christ’s blood. It is important to remember that Paul’s primary concern in the book of Ephesians is dealing with the Gentile believers…

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Ephesians 2:11-12; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

Therefore, remember that at one point you — the Gentiles in terms of flesh, the ones called “foreskin” by those called “the circumcised”, a handmade thing of flesh — that at that time, you were…

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Ephesians 2:10; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works which God prepared for us to do.The beautiful thing about this verse is how close one feels with God when thinking that He…

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Ephesians 2:8-9; A Devotion

, posted by Martin Glynn

For you see it is from grace that you have been saved through faith; not from yourself. This is a gift of God, not from works so that none may boast. Ah yes, we are…

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Ephesians 2:6-7; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

And also with Christ, God has raised us up and sat us down in the celestrial realms by Christ Jesus so that within these coming times He has shown, in His kindness, the overwhelming riches…

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What Is Classical Arminianism?

, posted by Martin Glynn

I’m frustrated with how so many treat Arminianism today. Many Calvinists have so poisoned the well that most people have no idea what Arminianism is. When they enter the debate, they allow the likes of…

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Ephesians 2:4-5; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

But, being rich with mercy, God, through His great love with which He has loved us though we were dead in trespasses, has made us alive with Christ (by grace you have been saved) The…

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Ephesians 2:3; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

Along with them, we all once lived by the passions of our flesh, doing the desires of the body and of the mind. Like the rest of them, we were children of wrath. What do…

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The Funniest Anti-Arminian Post I Have Ever Seen

, posted by Martin Glynn

OK, this post by Triablogue is so absolutely ridiculous that I find it comical and wanted to share it. Here Steve Hays actually tries to claim that Arminianism is a form of Manichaeism . Wow. Just wow. For those not familiar with what Manichaeism is, let me say that this would be akin to Michael Moore calling Republicans Communist. Seriously.

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Ephesians 1:19b-21; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

…according to the work of His mighty strength which was worked in Christ, arousing Him from the dead and sitting Him at God’s right side in the celestial realms, far above any ruler, authority, power,…

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Ephesians 1:18-19; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

“…having your mind’s eye enlightened in order to perceive what is the hope of His invitation, what is the glorious wealth of His inheritance in the saints and what is the surpassing greatness of His…

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Ephesians 1:17; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

…that the God of our Lord, Jesus Christ, the Glorious Father, may give you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation on the knowledge of Him… This verse is a verse about the Father, and,…

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