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Unconditional Election

The second letter of the acronym TULIP is the “U”, which stands for unconditional election. God, decreeing all things, has decided from the foundation of the world, those who will be elected; or chosen; unto salvation. 927 more words


Sermon Text for October 15th - Romans 3:21-4:9

Sola Fide – Faith Alone

21 But now, apart from the law, the righteousness of God has been revealed, attested by the Law and the Prophets., 22 The righteousness of God is through faith in Jesus Christ, to all who believe, since there is no distinction.

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Reformed Piety: Part 1

There have been a few attempts to understand the event of the Reformation in the lenses of factors other than doctrinal fidelity as the major impetus. 1,234 more words

Theology And Christian Living

Total depravity

This is going to be the first in a series of 5 articles giving that will give reason for and explain the acronym, T.U.L.I.P., the five points of Calvinism. 1,063 more words


Precursors: Gottschalk of Orbais

In the 9th century, a debate arose over the doctrines of grace, free-will and predestination. At the centre of that controversy was a monk named Gottschalk of Orbais (ca. 921 more words

Christian History

John Calvin: Peter was not the Bishop of Rome


John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, 4.6.14-15

14. Peter was not the Bishop of Rome.

15. Same subject continued. 774 more words


Predestination and the Book of Life

I had a request on Facebook to write about a topic for today! Today’s topic is, predestination and how that is contrasted with passages which seem to elude that God is removing people from the Book of Life. 1,016 more words