God is opposed to idols, that all may know he is the only fit witness to himself. He expressly forbids any attempt to represent him by a bodily shape. 387 more words
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I grew up Calvinist and Republican in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. My parents belonged to—but rarely attended—Immanuel Evangelical & Reformed Church in Ferguson, Missouri. 927 more words
My antipathy towards TULIP as a designation is well-known. Still, I suppose the moniker “Calvinism” has its uses.
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What if God, willing to show his wrath and make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath fitted for destruction (Romans 9:22)
I’ve wrestled a lot with God’s sovereignty, especially how it relates to questions of election and purpose and free will. And to be honest, I’ve yet to find an explanation that clearly and substantively deliver’s both God’s sovereign authority and man’s evident free will in one, concise argument. 334 more words