Richard Coords, “Calling”

, posted by Martin Glynn

The Bible refers to “the called of Jesus Christ” (Romans 1:6) and “the chosen of God” (Titus 1:1), perhaps to emphasize that, as Christians, we each have a divine purpose, relative to our unique gift…

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A. J. Derxsen, “Breaking the Golden Chain”

, posted by Steven Wolf

BREAKING THE GOLDEN CHAIN I don’t find the infamous (from an Arminian standpoint) “Golden Chain” very threatening. (1) Calvinistic “irresistible” conversion of unsaved individuals is nowhere in view, for three reasons. a) It’s the already-converted…

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God, Predestination & Foreknowledge

, posted by jeremyo1610

I recently heard someone say that God is watching and waiting, to see what we are going to do and what choices we will make. This person went on to say that because God is…

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Many are Called But Few are Chosen

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The phrase, “for many are called but few are chosen,” is found at Matthew 22:14. A few translations, some quite surprisingly (Amplified, ISV, OJB), place the verse also at Matthew 20:16 (Amplified, Darby, Douay-Rheims, Geneva,…

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