Remonstrants

The Arminian Confession of 1621 (Daily Devotional)

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Some writings are just meant to be read over and over. And it was through The Society of Evangelical Arminians (SEA) that I first encountered an English translation of this old Dutch Reformation document translated…

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The Joy of the Remonstrance

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On January 14th, 1610, several theologians met in the Hague to issue forth a statement of protest against the established order of the Reformed Church. This statement became a simple remonstrance, stating for clarification 5…

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The Loss of Arminius to the Remonstrants

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One of the most frustrating aspects for the followers1 of Jacob Arminius’ teachings on God’s nature, character, salvation — including grace, election unto salvation, justification and conditional perseverance with an accompanying final or ultimate salvation…

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Life after Arminius: The Arminians and Dordt

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After the death of Arminius, anti-Arminian Calvinists become emboldened, which merely attests to the place of prominence granted Arminius within his own lifetime: with Arminius still alive, the anti-Arminians find lording their doctrines over the…

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The Unjust Persecution of the Arminians

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After the death of Arminius in 1609 the Remonstrants petition the States for protection and safe conduct. Why? Why would the early Arminians fear for their physical safety? By the era of Arminius’ death in…

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The Five Points of Arminianism

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If not for the early Dutch Reformed Arminians rejecting five tenets of Calvinistic ideology, there would be no TULIP today, as TULIP is merely a reaction to Arminian theology. After the death of Arminius, in…

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The Arminian Confession of 1621

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The Remonstrants constructed their Arminian Confession of 1621 in the brief years following the conclusion of the Synod of Dort. The translator of the work below, Dr. Mark A. Ellis, states: “They intended it as…

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The Synod of Dort vs. Arminius and the Remonstrants

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Nearly a decade after the death of Arminius, the States General hold a synod (council or assembly), wherein religious and state officials from various regions accuse the Arminians of heresy and expel them from both pulpit ministry and teaching theology in Holland (read “Dutch Calvinists against Religious Freedom: Synod of Dort“). The result of the Synod of Dort comes to us in the Canons of Dort. (“Canons” refer to a Rule of Decrees or Judgments.) Therein are statements of affirmation and denial of various subjects, both theological and soteriological (i.e., doctrine of salvation).

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Opera Theologica by Simon Episcopius

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This is the Latin text of the incomplete systematic theology of Arminius’ greatest student and leader of the Remonstrants at Dort, Simon Episcopius. Opera Theologica

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