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Misunderstanding Original Sin

Some of the blogs I read each week have been talking about Calvinism or original sin / total depravity and the explanation of sin from either a Calvinist view point or an Arminian viewpoint.  600 more words

God's Love

The Myth of the Whosoever

I’ve been listening to a lot of debates regarding reformed theology of late and have heard many Arminian-synergist preachers rail against it. Some of the most commonly quoted verses usually include an emphatic whosoever in the preaching-style responses. 784 more words

Random Thoughts

11~Love Letters: I'm a Calvinist...I Cannot Marry an Arminian!

Location: Dublin, Ireland/ Londonderry, Northern Ireland/Edinburgh, Scotland

Date: May-June, 2004

* In my journal, I nicknamed Dublin “Doubting Dublin.” Not for reasons you might think, though. 939 more words

My Marriage

Sovereign Grace and the Teleological Understanding of Election

An answer to this series of posts and a book at > http://www.pastorshearer.net/Bible%20Studies/Calvinism%20studies/tothereadercor.html

His teleological interpretation of predestination -meaning that Paul viewed this doctrine based on what is the intended purpose of election is NOT that we are secured in our destination as Christians and children of God -but that the intended output or plan of God is that there will be a group of people that will be holy and blameless in the end -but God is not determining such people – but only announcing intended output in the end – is pure Arminian , Pelagian understanding of what the universe is all about -about Man as the determining factor in his salvation and in his life. 250 more words

The Word

Theology isn't a religion and why we should stop arguing.

I’ve spent the better part of my morning reading various blogs and articles where one side of Christian theology was arguing or complaining about the other side. 973 more words


Southern Baptists and Evangelism: Identifying what is not the problem...

Leading up to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Baltimore earlier this month was a flurry of discussion among pastors, bloggers, academicians, church planters, and other Southern Baptists concerning the continued decline in numbers for the denomination as a whole. 854 more words