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CAN WE CHOOSE GOD, OR DOES HE CHOOSE US?

Dear Friends,

What will you say to God on judgement day if He asks, “Why did you believe on my Son while others didn’t?”

Would you say “Because I was smarter”? 946 more words

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Series on Calvinism

There is a lot of information online these days against the Doctrines of Grace, also known as Calvinism. Unfortunately, most of it is very complicated, and yes, even inaccurate. 55 more words

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An Interesting Observation

It’s been almost a year since I wrote THESE posts. I didn’t think they would be earth-shattering or cause any kind of stir, but I was wrong. 548 more words

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John Calvin and the Early Church Fathers

I’m reading Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion, now in book 2 (text available online here), the section on the issue of supposed “free will” and the true nature of the will.  527 more words

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What is a Baptist?

by Tom Hicks

Many times when people ask the question, “What is a Baptist?,” they’re looking for certain qualities that distinguish Baptists from other denominations. But to look for distinguishing characteristics of Baptists is a question of “Baptist distinctives.” The definition of a “Baptist” includes far more than our distinguishing doctrines and practices. 112 more words

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SOMETHING TO PONDER

Dear Friends,

One of the statements I hear most often from Christians is that God is in sovereign, that He is above all creation and governs all things as He sees fit. 713 more words

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John Newton, How to Preach the Doctrines of Grace.4

IV. OBJECTION: THEY ARE DEAD

At this point, Newton raises the principle objection: According to Scripture, the human being without the operation of the Spirit is spiritually dead and thus utter unable in an of his own effort to respond with faith & obedience (Ephesians 2:1-3): 920 more words