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Regeneration: The Work of the Holy Spirit and the Role of Baptism


Regeneration is a highly debated topic in Christian theology. The two well-known opposing thoughts are Calvinism and Arminianism. While in Calvinism a sinner must be regenerated first in order to have faith in Christ, in Arminianism, regeneration comes after faith ( 3,603 more words


God's Love Before Time and God's Love In Time

Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse; thou hast ravished my heart with one of thine eyes, with one chain of thy neck… 985 more words


What is Arminianism?

Arminianism is the theological system which emphasizes the free will of man and teaches that God’s predestination of a sinner unto salvation is solely based on the foreknowledge of God in who would choose Him. 155 more words


Problems with choice and libertarian freedom

We’ve had a few discussions in church regarding free will and the sovereignty of God. Here is Bruce Ware explaining some of the problems with the libertarian view of freedom. 21 more words

What is Calvinism​?

Calvinism is the theological system which teaches that God is supremely Sovereign over all things in creation, including the salvation of mankind.

According to the Lexham Glossary of Theology, “Calvinism emphasizes human sinfulness, predestination, justification by grace through faith alone, the authority of the Scriptures, and a high view of God’s sovereignty.” 549 more words


Eternal Security - A Response To John Piper - Part 2

This is part two of a series in which I answer a question posed by John Piper.  I recommend you read part one in which I address certain passages that Calvinists like to use to give evidence for preservation of the saints.  3,156 more words


The paradox of Calvinism

I’m a two out of five points’ Calvinist. I only agree on “Total Depravity” and “Unconditional Election”, so I’m actually a two out of five points’ Calvinist. 1,899 more words