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The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination Chapter IX-A Warning Against Undue Speculation

The Reformed Doctrine Of Predestination

Chapter IX

A Warning Against Undue Speculation

Just at this point we shall give a few words of warning against undue speculation and curiosity in dealing with this lofty doctrine of Predestination. 550 more words


Day 25 - Romans 1:28

…And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done.… 423 more words

Romans 1

Response to the Callousness of Southern Arminians | PART I


Many nuanced strands of Arminianism have emerged since Jacobus Arminius’s death in 1609. The two predominant Arminian strands that I have come into contact with are 1) the historical Arminian predestination view and 2) the “Arminian” no-predestination view. 2,437 more words

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Aquinas: Predestination and Free Will

So last week we talked about how in Aquinas, people are sinners and God sort of lifts some of them out of that sin. Aquinas argues that God never actively rejects anyone, but that people reject God through their sins and God in His benevolence lifts some people back into holy communion. 1,302 more words


Omniscience and the Preservation of Free Will

“I’ll go to the store tomorrow.”

One recognizes this as a very simple sentence; yet, there is an unspoken understanding associated with the thought – … 2,276 more words


Daily Devotional: Day 193

“And the word of the LORD came to Isaiah, saying, “Go and tell Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the LORD, the God of David your father: I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will add to your days 15 years” (Isaiah 38:4-5, NKJV). 566 more words

Daily Devotional 2018

Review: Steinmetz, Luther in Context


Biel:  God has established a covenant and promises to give saving grace to everyone who meets the terms of the covenant (6).  

Staupitz: Only God can make God dear to sinners (9). 856 more words

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