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Calvin on Faith Preceding Regeneration

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Arminius, in his Dissertation on Romans 7, insists that faith in Christ precedes regeneration: “Besides, even true and living faith in Christ precedes regeneration strictly taken, and consisting of the mortification or death of the…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Roger Olson reflects: “John Piper and ‘Christian Hedonism.’“ Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, asks “Which is Worse?” and offers “Esau Have I Loved, Jacob Have I Hated.” Traditional Southern Baptists at SBC Today post: “A…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Steve Sewell, of The Arminian Files, asks (and answers): “Does Compatibilism Make Sense?“ Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, asks (and answers): “Were the Twins Foreknown?“ Traditional Southern Baptists at SBC Today post Braxton Hunter’s “A…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Andrew, from Acts 20/20, posts: “‘The Family Secret’: When Calvinists All But Deny Calvinism.” Bloggers from Arminian Perspectives present “A.W. Tozer on ‘Dead in Sin’ Meaning Regeneration Must Precede Faith.” Kingswood Hart, of The Predestination…

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This Week in Arminianism

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We at the Society of Evangelical Arminians pray that the Lord will bless you with every spiritual blessing in Christ Jesus our Lord in the coming year of 2016. We pray His Gospel will reach…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Dr. Craig Keener, of Bible Background, grants significant information regarding King Herod Agrippa I from Acts 12. Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, shows us “The Beauty of Christmas.” William Birch offers “A Christmas Invitation for…

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A Christmas Invitation for the World

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Every single individual alive today, as well as each one in future generations, is graciously invited by God their Creator to join the throng of the redeemed who, writes Jacob Arminius (1559-1609), are incited “to…

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The Making of a Classical Arminian

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The lovely picture to your right is a Dutch-Calvinist work naming Arminianism a five-headed, four-footed, part man, part beast, monster. The five-fold head of this monster represents the head of Avarice, Deceit, Riot (or Sedition),…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Asbury’s Seedbed highlights: “John Wesley: The Great Assize,” “Christmas according to Luke (Part IV): Born a Child and Yet a King,” and “The Key to Understanding the Gospel of John: The Seven Signs.” Dr. Craig…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Kevin Jackson, of Wesleyan Arminian, brings us: “Words That Arminians and Calvinists Define Differently.” Calvinist Steve Hays grants us insight into the mind of Calvinist James White: “Full-Tilt Attack Mode.” Simon Kittle, from the UK,…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Asbury’s Seedbed publishes: “Wesley: On Christian Perfection,” “Are All Your Responses to Current Events Really All That Christian?” and “A Surprising Twist on the Parable of the Good Samaritan.” Steven Sewell, of The Arminian Files,…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Pastor Steven L. Winters, of Thunder Sounds, posts: “The Limits of Omniscience.” Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, writes “The Potter’s Love,” and asks “What If I’m Wrong?” regarding the consequences to holding a non-Calvinistic theology….

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Arminius the Gadfly

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A gadfly is a “persistent irritating critic; a nuisance.” (link) The late Anglican priest John R.W. Stott comments that the Church needs gadflies to “sting and harry us into action for change,” even though gadflies…

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This Week in Arminianism

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Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, posts “So the Lord Changed His Mind,” and encourages us, “Don’t Use Evil to Destroy Another.” Matt, of A Theology in Tension, is “Clotting a Wound with Spiritual Platelets.” Evan…

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The Motive for Arminius’ Theology

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What we must first understand about Arminius’ theological thought process is his positional biblicistic framework. Calvinist theologian Richard A. Muller confesses as much: “Had Arminius been a biblicistic pietist,” i.e., a devotional writer, “promulgating a…

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The Unjust Persecution of the Arminians

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After the death of Arminius in 1609 the Remonstrants petition the States for protection and safe conduct. Why? Why would the early Arminians fear for their physical safety? By the era of Arminius’ death in…

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