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Reforming Calvinism, pt. 14: Limited Atonement (Union with Christ)

In the last few entries in my series on Reforming Calvinism, I have been delineating an Evangelical Calvinist revision of the doctrine of ‘limited atonement’ that, in my opinion, preserves the best insights but eradicates the problematic aspects of the traditional view. 1,955 more words

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The Church Fathers on Incarnational Atonement

In this post, I want to provide some support for what I have been writing in my series on Reforming Calvinism, specifically related to the atonement, with reference to how J.N.D. 1,279 more words

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Wrong: 5. Neither Beginning of Days Nor End of Life

In this series we will be giving 25 reasons why the Jehovah’s Witnesses have their Christology and Trinitarian theology wrong. We will make our case right from the Scriptures: 487 more words

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Irenaeus on Recapitulation

As I have said many times before, one of the goals that I hope to accomplish here at Reformissio is to promote Evangelical Calvinism in a way that reveals it to be not new or innovative (as some might suppose) but rather deeply rooted in the faith of the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church. 1,559 more words

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Hymns for Sunday August 21, 2016

Briefly listed this week:

Opening Praise: #57 Hallelujah Praise Jehovah (only verse 1)

Hymn of Adoration: #113 “The Heavens Declare Thy Glory Lord”

Hymn of Thanksgiving: #457 “Come, Thou Font of Every Blessing” 15 more words

Further Thoughts on Ontological Atonement

So to give everyone, including myself, a chance to collect our breath after a flurry of rather long posts, I thought that I would offer a shorter one with a few clarifications on… 827 more words

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Reforming Calvinism, pt. 12: Limited Atonement (Incarnation and Ontology)

In the previous entry in my series on Reforming Calvinism, I proposed that the traditional understanding of ‘limited atonement’ would be better served by, in one sense, ‘limiting’ the atonement even further, from a select group of human beings to a single human being: Jesus Christ himself. 1,596 more words

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