Calvin, John

Roy Ingle, “Misunderstanding Arminius”

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Many people misunderstand the teachings of James Arminius and fail to draw distinctions between his teachings and those of other later influential people such as Charles Finney. Finney is often called Arminian but his teachings,…

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John Calvin: Heresy Hunter with an Axe to Grind

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“Does a fountain send forth at the same place both sweet and bitter water?” (James 3:11, KJV) Did you know that John Calvin staunchly believed that executing unrepentant heretics was justified? Did you know that…

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A Letter to Dr. R. C. Sproul Sr. by John Wagner

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SEA member John Wagner recently sent a letter to Dr. R. C. Sproul Sr. in response to issues with Sproul’s well-known book Chosen By God. Here is the letter: JohnWagner_LetterTo_RCSproul        

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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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Denying Double Predestination

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“The doctrine of the unconditional election of a part, necessarily implies the unconditional reprobation of the rest. I know some who hold to the former, seem to deny the latter; for they represent God as…

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Craig L. Adams, “Calvin on John 3:16”

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 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” — John 3:16 (NRSV). JOHN CALVIN COMMENTS: “’That whosoever believeth on…

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