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The Innocence of God

God, Pharaoh, and God’s Sovereignty in Romans 9

, posted by WilliamBirch

In Udo Middelmann’s The Innocence of God, he grants us biblical evidence advocating the truth that God is innocent of the tragedies and evil experienced by and among fallen human beings. God has neither decreed…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Seedbed highlights: “Carolyn Moore on Being a Woman in Ministry,” “Why Christians Worship the Trinity,” “40 Day Lenten Challenge: Sing the Psalms Daily,” and “8 Things to Pray for Related to ISIS, War, and Terrorism.”…

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Romans 9

Arminian Principles for Interpreting Romans 9

, posted by Kevin Jackson

Romans 9 is often the “go to” text for Calvinists. They hold that it is about individual election to salvation — that God unconditionally chooses to save certain individuals, and that he unconditionally rejects and…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Dr. Craig Keener, of Bible Background, explains who is the thief that comes to steal, kill, and destroy. Seedbed brings us: “50 Shades of Hell: A Personal Letter for the Human Race,” “The Methodist Roots…

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John Piper

John Piper Tweets the Atonement

, posted by WilliamBirch

On someone’s Facebook page, I find that John Piper tweets the following: “Christ purchased holiness for the [unconditionally] elect. ‘For their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified.’ (John 17:19)” When one…

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God’s Care for Every Person

, posted by drwayman

It is interesting to see how many passages there are in the Scriptures which speak of God’s protection of animals, even of those which are the least considerable. He takes care of the cattle of…

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Romans 9 in the Wider Context of Pauline Thought

, posted by murrayvasser

In a recent essay, I argued that John Piper fails in his attempt to reconcile the doctrine that God desires all to be saved with the doctrine of unconditional election. However, one may reply that…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Austin Fischer, author of Young, Restless, No Longer Reformed, as highlighted by the Society of Evangelical Arminians, posts: “Young, Restless, No Longer Reformed a Year Later: Calvinism (Still) Isn’t Beautiful,” and “Some Helpful Replies from…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Craig Adams, of Commonplace Holiness, brings us: “Why I Love the Summa Theologica of Thomas Aquinas” and “Creation’s True Unity is in Christ.” Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, posts: “In All Thy Doing, Give Them…

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