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Jerry Walls: Calvinism & The God Of Love

, posted by Martin Glynn

Dr. Jerry Walls speaks about logical argument which exposes Calvinism’s inherit contradiction regarding God’s loving nature. From the video’s YouTube page: “Published on Nov 14, 2016 In this edition of the Evangel University Guest Lecture…

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The Bible Project Video on Job

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The Bible Project is a tremendous resource for understanding the Bible that, in the Project’s own words, utilizes short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere. We create videos, podcasts, and…

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The Good News of Hell

, posted by drwayman

Is there a hell? The concepts of heaven and hell are as intimately connected as those of good and evil. When we are free to do good, we are also free to do evil; when…

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Rich Davis, “Carter’s Calvinism — Once More”

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[Editor’s note: Dr. Rich Davis, professor of philosophy at Tyndale University College & Seminary and chair of its philosophy department, wrote “A Demonstration Against Calvinism,” to which his colleague, Professor Craig Carter, replied with a piece “In…

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Rich Davis, “On Carter’s Calvinism”

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[Editor’s note: Dr. Rich Davis, professor of philosophy at Tyndale University College & Seminary and chair of its philosophy department, wrote “A Demonstration Against Calvinism,” to which his colleague, Professor Craig Carter, replied with a piece “In…

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Jacob Arminius’ Reformed Views on Justification

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Given Arminius’ Reformed context, he argues for the Reformed teaching of Justification by Faith alone, or sola fide. Mark Jones, writing for Reformation21, quotes Herman Witsius to the effect, “Arminius, by his subtlety, frames vain…

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Susanna Wesley on Predestination

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The following is from a letter written by Susanna Wesley to her son John. This quotation has been taken from John Kirk, The Mother of the Wesleys: A Biography (London: Henry James Tresidder, 1864), 284-86. Explanatory…

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Playing With Action Figures

, posted by Martin Glynn

Probably one of the poorer arguments that I think we Arminians use is what is often referred to as “the robot analogy”. Now I don’t think it is bad for the reasons that Calvinist do. Calvinists…

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Why I Am An Arminian
Part IV: Theology

, posted by Martin Glynn

I do not know whether or not you have noticed, but as I’ve been going, I am moving from my least relevant reasons to my most relevant reasons as to why I am an Arminian…

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A Demonstration Against Calvinism

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[Taken from: http://tyndalephilosophy.com/2013/04/25/a-demonstration-against-calvinism-2/] With the recent publication of Michael Horton’s For Calvinism, along with Roger Olson’s reply Against Calvinism—both with Zondervan (2011)—the Calvinism/Arminianism debate has once again been vaulted front and center in evangelical circles. Horton and Olson are…

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Monergism: A Doctrine of Demons?

, posted by John Kebbel

Probably not, but this is SO MUCH FUN to say with a straight face. Let’s run with it a while and see how much mileage we get from it.

First, Calvinists claim that monergism is the only view of salvation that really glorifies God. Any non-Calvinist Christian knows this a lie, and since Satan is the Father of Lies …

Second, Calvinists claim that anyone who rejects monergism is a Pelagian at worst or a semi-Pelagian at best. Arminians know this is a false accusation, and since Satan is the Accuser of the Brethren …

Third, “Calvinism makes it difficult to recognize the difference between God and the devil except that the devil wants everyone to go to hell and God wants many to go to Hell.” (Roger Olson) Calvinists might whine they’re being misrepresented here, but Calvin himself said that election necessarily entails reprobation.

“But God isn’t sending people to Hell by withholding grace; he’s merely allowing them to go,” Calvinists might reply.

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