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Flowers on Theistic Fatalism of Calvinism

Arminian Leighton Flowers writes:

It’s interesting to me that when a Calvinist seeks to defend against the charge of being a “Theistic Fatalist” he often argues “God not only ordains the end; but also the means” as if that is a point the Theistic Fatalist would in anyway deny.

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Fatalism

July 24, 2016

Psalm 119:49 Remember your word to your servant,
for you have given me hope.

The more times I read through Psalm 119 the richer it gets for me. 540 more words

Christian

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami (Part 3)

Crabs. They entered a restaurant selling crabs. The young man was on a date and was willing to try a new restaurant. She was willing to try too. 3,625 more words

Adult Fiction

NEW TYRES AND TEETH

Beneath Winters grim, grey, cloud covered sky, the Reverend releases from the Archival Vaults a poem to match the weather..

New Tyres and Teeth

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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami (Part 1)

I find great joy in writing short stories. His first fiction book was published in 1979. I alternate between novels and short stories. Some of the earliest short stories were written in 1981. 2,829 more words

Adult Fiction

Three Ramages

I
At home sits a book I must read
It will inform me of my failings
I read it still
Knowing its end

II
Whenever I think I’ve got it, I don’t… 40 more words

Now I lay me down to sleep

As I’ve gotten older I’ve come down with a common malady:  getting enough sleep is an erratic and fitful nightly exercise.  I have to be completely exhausted to sleep seven or eight hours in a row, and my average night’s sleep when all of the fragments are added together usually adds up to around five or six.  893 more words