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Why Calvinists Cannot have Assurance

The Assurance of Salvation: And why a consistent Calvinist can’t have it.


I grew up as a church brat.

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Calvinism in the Southern Baptist Convention

I do not typically repost other articles, but this one needs to be seen and read by many.  This is NOT about being “anti-Calvinistic.” It is about brethren having two different, well established soteriological perspectives of the scripture, but only one of those perspectives being represented well by those in authority. 798 more words


Short Dialogue with an Arminian

This is a recent dialogue I engaged in with an arminian via social media. He posted a question in a calvinist group asking for some discussion on arminianism vs calvinism, and then presented very standard arminian arguments. 2,152 more words


Calvinism's Inconsistency Revealed

John Calvin wrote:

“…how foolish and frail is the support of divine justice afforded by the suggestion that evils come to be, not by His will but by His permission…It is a quite frivolous refuge to say that God otiosely permits them, when Scripture shows Him not only willing, but the author of them…Who does not tremble at these judgments with which God works in the hearts of even the wicked whatever He will, rewarding them nonetheless according to desert? 1,098 more words


The confused Calvinist and the No Sinners

Dear Doctrines of Grace Expositor,

I’m confused. Why do these things keep happening to me? Last night I enjoyed a righteous binge, a real good time on the town, got righteously drunk and sought out some female companionship. 1,949 more words

Proposed Solution to the Controversy: Can a Christian Lose His Salvation?

If a Christian dies continuing to sin willfully after knowing the truth, he does not lose his eternal salvation from all other sins.  However, he goes to hell for committing a sin for which Jesus did not die. 1,182 more words

Line by Line through Romans 9

This evening I will be debating Dr. James White over the interpretation of Romans 9. In the process of  writing my commentary on this chapter I have produced a summary outline that may help others better understand the flow of the text from a non-Calvinistic “Traditionalist” Southern Baptist perspective. 3,449 more words