Author/Scholar Index: Arminian

1 John 2:3-5; A Devotional

, posted by Godismyjudge

The content of this post was authored by Ron Fay and is posted on his behalf. And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commands. 4 The one who…

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1 John 2:1-2; A Devotional

, posted by Ron C. Fay

My little children, I am writing these things to you in order that you would not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; 2 and he…

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Theology and the Slave Trade

, posted by Kevin Jackson

I was recently reading the blog Ancient Christian Defender. The author Jnorm888 had a provocative post entitled Was Jonathan Edwards a racist? It is a well known fact that Edwards was a proponent of slavery,…

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1 John 1:8-10: A Devotional

, posted by Ron C. Fay

If we would say that we have no sin, we would be deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. 9 If we would confess our sins, he is faithful and just in order…

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Who was Episcopius?

, posted by Godismyjudge

Simon Bisscop (better known by his Latinized last name, Episcopius) was James Arminius’ student and close friend. He attended the University of Leiden when the hot debates between Arminius and Gomarus were going on. He…

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Is Arminian Theology Synergistic?

, posted by Ben Henshaw

For some, the debate between Arminianism and Calvinism boils down to whether salvation is monergistic or synergistic. I believe the term “synergism” is not always accurately applied to the Arminian position. The word comes from…

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Critique on the Articles of Remonstrance

, posted by Martin Glynn

by Martin Glynn Unlike Calvinism with Dordt, Arminianism doesn’t really have a singular document which defines us. However, there does exist the Articles of the Remonstrants which marks the first expression of a distinctly Arminian…

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The Nature of Saving Faith

, posted by Ben Henshaw

The subject of this post is to define faith from an Arminian perspective and demonstrate that the Calvinist charge that faith within the Arminian system would promote boasting, is inaccurate. Saving faith, when Biblically understood,…

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1 John 1:5-7: A Devotional

, posted by Ron C. Fay

And this is the message which we have heard from him and announced to you, that God is light and there is no darkness whatsoever in him. 6 If we would say that we have…

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Challies: Defending Arminians Unfair to Their Accusers

, posted by Patron

The content of this post was authored by J.C. Thibodaux and is posted on his behalf.

Recently, Tim Challies did a review of Roger E. Olson’s Arminian Theology: Myths and Realities,

He cites a paragraph from the book:

“When conservative theologians declare that synergism is a heresy, they are usually referring to these two Pelagian forms of synergism. Classical Arminians agree. This is a major theme of this book. Contrary to confused critics, classical Arminianism is neither Pelagian nor semi-Pelagian! But it is synergistic. Arminianism is evangelical synergism as opposed to heretical, humanistic synergism.”

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Book Review: Arminius on the Assurance of Salvation

, posted by Godismyjudge

If Dr. Keith Stanglin’s book, Arminius on the Assurance of Salvation, isn’t the best book out there on Arminius, it’s certainly in the top five. Stanglin’s description of Arminius’ views has a historic flare, similar…

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