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tautology

Rich Davis, “Calvinism’s Gospel Tautology”

, posted by SEA

Christians of every stripe agree that Christ’s substitutionary and atoning work on Calvary’s cross is marvelous beyond comprehension. It is an act of unspeakable mercy, condescension, and grace—on the human level, wholly unearned and uninitiated,…

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The Friday Files

, posted by Solus Arminius

The Friday Files compiles certain posts from Arminian and other non-Calvinistic bloggers from around the globe with a special introduction explaining each post. All links are offered because they are thought to be of potential…

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Gift

The Gift of Faith

, posted by jeremyo1610

When Calvinists accused Jacobus Arminius of insisting that faith in Christ is not the gift of God, he responded: “I never said this, I never thought of saying it, and, relying on God’s grace, I never…

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Eternal Security

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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Does Compatibilism Make Sense-

Steve Sewell, “Does Compatibilism Make Sense?”

, posted by Steve Sewell

My definition of “Compatibilism” : A desperate attempt by Calvinists to exonerate God of evil doing. Calvinists believe that God has predetermined all things, that all things happen in the world — including all sin…

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The Practical Implications of Free Will

, posted by Solus Arminius

In the follow-up post to “A Beginner’s Guide to ‘Free Will’,” entitled “Six Practical Reasons ‘Free Will’ Matters,” John Piper expounds upon the practicality of Free Will. After all, he states, “It is a great…

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Free Will

A Beginner’s Guide to Free Will

, posted by Solus Arminius

Free Will regards the ability to make choices — choices that were not necessitated and brought into reality by a proactive and eternal decree of God — choices that lead to belief systems resulting in…

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Are We Justified By Faith Alone?

, posted by jeremyo1610

Are we justified (made right with God) by faith alone? Or are we saved by faith, plus something else? Like maybe baptism, worshipping on a certain day, not doing certain things and/or being sure to…

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Grace

Causal vs Social Centered Part V: Grace

, posted by Martin Glynn

The fourth point immediately follows from the doctrine of depravity. If we are born depraved, separated from God, and incapable of coming to Christ on our own, then God is the one that needs to…

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Foresight

God and Foresight

, posted by Solus Arminius

Bombastic Calvinist James White thinks that the deterministic-Calvinistic view of the sovereignty of God is “the single issue that separates the supernatural religion of Christianity from the man-centered religions that surround us.”1 James White, who…

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