Atonement

Harry A Ironside, “He ‘gave Himself’”

, posted by AndrewH

Below is an excerpt from chapter 3 “Substitution”, in Henry A Ironside’s 1944 book Great Words of the Gospel (works in the public domain; bold below mine): I do not have one particular text in…

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So What Is the Atonement Debate Really About?

, posted by Martin Glynn

All footnote links lead back to the original post.    In the Arminian/Calvinism debate, the most aggravating topic for me has been the Atonement debate. Calvinists will argue that Christ died only for the elect…

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Remonstrance Episode #3: The Doctrine of the Atonement

, posted by Martin Glynn

If you can’t see the player above just follow this link to listen to this episode: Remonstrance Episode #3   This is our third full episode of Remonstrance Podcast. In this episode we will discuss the Wesleyan-Arminian…

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The Arminian Conundrum

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John Owen, seventeenth-century Calvinist theologian who insists that Arminians are “tares in the field” of God’s kingdom, emissaries and mouthpieces of Satan, who “by their words, which are smoother than oil, [an individual can] taste…

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Rich Davis, “Calvinism’s Gospel Tautology”

, posted by SEA

Christians of every stripe agree that Christ’s substitutionary and atoning work on Calvary’s cross is marvelous beyond comprehension. It is an act of unspeakable mercy, condescension, and grace—on the human level, wholly unearned and uninitiated,…

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Steve Sewell, “Why the Draw to Calvinism?”

, posted by Steve Sewell

I find it strange for a Christian to be drawn to Calvinism — an anomaly, really. I don’t believe that Calvinistic theology is in harmony with who we are as followers of Christ. Christians are…

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How Is Arminianism Different From Pelagianism?

, posted by Martin Glynn

Introduction When asked the difference between Arminianism and Pelagainism, I always have trouble knowing exactly where to start. It is a bit like being asked about the difference between Republicanism and Monarchy: the simple answer…

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Video: David Allen Sermon on 1 John 2:1-2

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This video is of the entire 11:20 am church service at First Baptist Church, Irving, TX on February 14, 2016. It can be viewed here. The sermon begins at the 22:45 mark. Allen begins to deal…

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