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Roy Ingle, “Justification By Faith”

, posted by SEA

“Salvation is from our side a choice; from the divine side it is a seizing upon, an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God. Our accepting and willing are reactions rather than actions.” -A.W….

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Video: “Why Do Most Christians Resist Calvinism?”

, posted by Martin Glynn

Soteriology 101 is a traditionalist, rather than Arminian, organization. They produce excellent material regarding Calvinism, and this video is no exception to that. It does an excellent job of countering certain arguments against free-will theism…

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Why Does One Person Believe and Another Does Not?

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On his website, Arminian Perspectives, Ben Henshaw has a questions page at which he answers questions about Arminianism and Calvinism that visitors to his site pose in the comment section of the page. The following is a…

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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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John Piper, “Is Faith Meritorious?”

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Please click on the link to view John Piper, “Is Faith Meritorious?” A John Piper article on the Society of Evangelical Arminians website? Yes indeed, for in addressing the question, “Is faith meritorious?” he gives an Arminian…

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Is Faith a Work Created by Man?

, posted by SEA

Here are some edited comments by one of our members posted in our private discussion group concerning the Calvinist claim that the Arminian view of faith makes faith a work created by man: When they…

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Faith Is Not a Work

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“Now to the one who works,” writes the apostle Paul, “wages are not credited as a gift but as an obligation. However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the…

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Boasting

, posted by Martin Glynn

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. (Ephesians 2:8-9)Many…

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Chrysostom and Accounting for Differences

, posted by Godismyjudge

Calvinists sometimes argue that the fact that some people are good and others bad is evidence that God predetermines all things. The Calvinist arguments run down two distinct tracts: 1) a forking maneuver and 2)…

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