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Steve Sewell, “Commentary on Romans 11”

, posted by Steve Sewell

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Introduction Romans 11 is one of the most important chapters in the New Testament regarding the doctrine of election, Israel and…

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I Find Your Definition of Faith Disturbing

, posted by g1antfan

Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved. – Acts 16:31 A friend recently gave me a copy of Grace, Salvation & Discipleship by Charles C. Bing to review. The author, a strong…

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Causal vs Social Centered Part VI: Security

, posted by Martin Glynn

So what is the debate about security really about? Well, there are two realms within which this debate takes place: pastoral and theological. So instead of looking at the two positions in succession, we’ll be…

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Vic Reasoner, “An Arminian Covenant Theology”

, posted by SEA

Too many Arminians have pushed their tray through the theological cafeteria, accepting a helping of whatever sounded good. Before we accept all the popular theology of the celebrity teachers, we had better determine upon what…

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Apostasy and Perseverence

, posted by mackenzie

Perseverance of the Saints: The P in TULIP, and something that Calvinists love to use as a bludgeon against Arminians and other non-calvinists. “My salvation is secure because it’s rooted in God, not my fickle…

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Christian Philosopher Lydia McGrew on Calvinism

, posted by SEA

This conversation took place in the comment section of one of Dr. Lydia McGrew’s posts at her blog Extra Thoughts: C. M. Granger said… Hi Lydia, why aren’t you a Calvinist? 11/26/2015 6:25 PM Lydia McGrew said……

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Roy Ingle, “Preaching Perseverance”

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Is it wrong to preach on perseverance? This seems like a logical question to ask if you come from a Calvinist perspective. For many Calvinists, it would not be wrong to preach on perseverance and…

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Jacob Arminius Refutes William Perkins on Perseverance

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Whether or not one adheres to the theology of Jacob Arminius in toto, Arminius’ careful attention to context regarding scriptural interpretation cannot be overemphasized. For example, debating Roman Catholic apologist Adrian Smetius on the subject…

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