Friday Files

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Friday Files: Molinism

, posted by Martin Glynn

SEA does not take an official stance on the subject of Molinism. There are some members who are openly Molinist, such as Dan Chapa and Evan Minton. There are others that think that Arminianism and…

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Friday Files: Monergism

, posted by Martin Glynn

Calvinists often love the terms ‘monergism’ and ‘synergism’. The usefulness of these terms is dubious, and the use of the term ‘monergism’ as some test for orthodoxy can be question begging, but they have become…

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Friday Files: Depravity

, posted by Martin Glynn

It is a common strawman to say that Arminians do not believe in Total Depravity. It has been refuted so thoroughly and is in such contradiction to all Arminian literature, that it is amazing that…

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Friday Files: The Synod of Dort

, posted by Martin Glynn

The Synod of Dort was a national council held in what is now Dordrecht, Netherlands in 1618-1619. It is considered by many Calvinists to be a historically authoritative council on a similar level as Nicaea…

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Friday Files- The Book of Ephesians

, posted by Martin Glynn

The different books of the Bible emphasize different parts of God’s message to us. It is therefore unsurprising that certain books address the topics relevant to the Arminianism and Calvinism debate more so than others….

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Friday Files: Faith Vs Works

, posted by Martin Glynn

I was recently talking to a friend of mine. He had recently encountered a Calvinist and was confronted with the old canard the Arminians believe that faith is a work. It is a tired argument,…

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Friday Files: Sermons

, posted by Martin Glynn

Listed below are some Arminian sermons that we have collected over the years. Theologians are important of course, but the pulpit is the source of teaching that is part of worship, and deserves attention. Exegetical…

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Friday Files: Arminian Heritage

, posted by Martin Glynn

History is an important part of theology. It is easy sometimes to think that we have been given the Scripture, and little has happened between then and now. However, the Spirit has not been inactive….

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Friday Files: Calvinist Polemics

, posted by Martin Glynn

This week we are looking at arguments that Calvinists have levied against Arminianism. Can these critiques themselves bear scrutiny? J. C. Thibodaux, Answering Greg Elmquist’s “Four Unanswerable Questions” Martin Glynn, The Funniest Anti-Arminian Post I…

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Friday Files: Romans 9

, posted by Martin Glynn

One of the more things about the Arminianism/Calvinism debate is how both sides are devoted to the Scriptures and both sides ground their understanding of their theology in the Scriptures. Which means that any proof-text…

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Friday Files: Arminius

, posted by Martin Glynn

Born Yacob Harmen, Jacob or James Arminius was the great champion of Semi-Augustinianism in early Protestantism. His articulation of Biblical soteriology was so powerful that Protestant Semi-Augustinianism bears his name: Arminianism. We follow the doctrines…

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Friday Files: Agent Causation

, posted by Martin Glynn

One of the mistakes that many make is the belief that the Calvinism/Arminianism debate is about free will vs determinism. In reality, the two positions are soteriologies, and the debate is really about the process…

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Friday Files: The Character of God

, posted by Martin Glynn

The heart of the Arminian critique of Calvinism is of course the character to God. While we also put tremendous emphasis on God’s sovereignty, it is His character that determines what it is He ordains….

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Friday Files: Possibility of Apostasy

, posted by Martin Glynn

On Friday, we like to review a lot of the material we have in our archives. Our goal has always been providing resources for people to use defending the Biblical teaching of salvation. The issue…

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Friday Files: Feeling Old

, posted by Martin Glynn

It’s the Friday Files, SEA’s regular dig though our archives, ’cause not everybody realizes just what’s in there! SEA members’ names are in blue, and just to remind you—the views expressed in any articles and…

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Friday Files 11/20

Friday Files: Book Reviews

, posted by K.W. Leslie

Been a long time since the last Friday Files, but it’s back! If you’re new to our website, it’s SEA’s weekly dig through the archives—because if you haven’t explored the website very far, you may…

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Friday Files: Prevenient Grace.

, posted by K.W. Leslie

It’s the Friday Files, SEA’s regular dig though our archives, ’cause not everybody realizes just what’s in there! SEA members’ names are in blue, and just to remind you—the views expressed in any articles and…

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Friday Files: Arminius’s writings.

, posted by K.W. Leslie

It’s the Friday Files, SEA’s regular dig though our archives, ’cause you might not be aware what’s in there. SEA members’ names are in blue, and just to remind you—the views expressed in any articles…

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Friday Files: Jacob Arminius Himself

, posted by K.W. Leslie

Presenting the Friday Files, SEA’s regular look though our archives, ’cause we have a lot of cool things in there. And now we’re gonna do it a little differently: Topically. Starting with Jacob Harmenszoon, “Jacobus/James…

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Friday Files, 5 June 2020

, posted by K.W. Leslie

The Friday Files is SEA’s weekly look back at our archives. Our members’ names are in blue. Not everything in them reflects SEA’s positions (including my summaries), but they’re considered of interest to Arminians. From…

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