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Predestination - Part 9 - Church Fathers On Foreknowledge

This blog post is theological in nature.  I am writing this under the assumption that the reader has a decent understanding of Christian theology.  For that reason I do not go into great detail to define terms.  1,665 more words

Christianity

This Guy?

Kefa said of the writings of Sha’ul these words:

“And consider that the longsuffering of Adoneinu is for Salvation; even as our beloved brother Pavlos also, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you, as also in all his letters he speaks concerning these matters, in which there are certain things so hard to be understood that those who are ignorant and unstable… 1,744 more words

Faith

An Arminian Assaults Calvinism

Part I

A Sermon Against Total Depravity

In November, 2018, I was asked to review a sermon by an Independent Fundamentalist Baptist pastor in Florida who is emotionally hostile to  that system of theology called Calvinism. 1,248 more words

Church

Asking for the Order

FORGET NONE OF HIS BENEFITS

volume 17, number 45, November 15, 2018

“Behold, now is the acceptable time. Behold, now is the day of salvation.”  2,043 more words

The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination Chapter XI-Unconditional Election-Continued-B

The Reformed Doctrine Of Predestination

Chapter XI

Unconditional Election

Purposes of the Decree of Reprobation

The condemnation of the non-elect is designed primarily to furnish an eternal exhibition, before men and angels, of God’s hatred for sin, or, in other words, it is to be an eternal manifestation of the justice of God. 497 more words

Gospel

400 Years of Dort: Eight Things You Should Know About the Synod of Dort

1. The full name of the document produced at the Synod (popularly known as the Canons of Dort) is: The Decision of the Synod of Dort on the Five Main Points of Doctrine in Dispute in the Netherlands. 683 more words

Reformed Theology

Predestination - Part 8 - Church Fathers On Free Will

This blog post is theological in nature.  I am writing this under the assumption that the reader has a decent understanding of Christian theology.  For that reason I do not go into great detail to define terms.  1,921 more words

Christianity