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Daniel

Determinism in the Hebrew Scriptures: Daniel

, posted by WilliamBirch

The prophet Daniel offers believers a startling portrait of our sovereign God while faithfully maintaining the biblical truth of genuine human freedom and responsibility. His doctrine of God’s sovereignty appears methodically organized in the exact…

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Ezekiel

Determinism in the Hebrew Scriptures: Ezekiel

, posted by WilliamBirch

As should be expected, the prophet Ezekiel promotes the same theoretical unCalvinistic and libertarian worldview as do both prophets Isaiah and Jeremiah. This is not surprising, given the notion of Scripture as being wholly agreeable,…

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Elect Bride (1)

Steve Sewell, “Elect Bride”

, posted by Steve Sewell

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted. The Bride of Christ – A Picture of Corporate Election The fact that we, as the Church, are identified as the “Bride”…

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Prophet Jeremiah

Determinism in the Hebrew Scriptures: Jeremiah

, posted by WilliamBirch

“I don’t see how anyone could read the Old Testament and not conclude that Calvinism is right,” was the conclusion of one Calvinist professor, admitted in front of his class. In context, by “Calvinism” he…

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Links

This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

The Remonstrance offers the podcast: “Arminius on Imputation.” Micah Joseph Currado, of Yield to God, presents: “God for Toddlers: Let the Little Children Come Unto Me.” Matt O’Reilly promotes “Reading Romans in Context.” Steve Sewell,…

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Isaiah

Determinism in the Hebrew Scriptures: Isaiah

, posted by WilliamBirch

For consistent Calvinists like John Piper, an inevitable implication of the sovereignty of God — and what it means for God to be God — is a prominent thread easily detected throughout all of their…

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Cage

Enabling the Cage-Stage Calvinist

, posted by WilliamBirch

The “cage stage” refers to new Calvinist converts by or through which the individual becomes rabid with Calvinist dogma to the degree that, unless she or he is “caged,” so to state the matter, the…

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