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That Wonderful (Mind-Controlling) God?

, posted by WilliamBirch

“You have searched me, LORD, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Roy Ingle, of Arminian Today, posts: “Then the Gospel Came …“ Gene Brode, of The Grace Apparatus, continues posting “Essential Meditations for Backsliders.” Pastor Steven L. Winters, of Thunder Sounds, offers: “Worship as Fellowship.” Dr….

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Eternal Security

Apostasy and Perseverence

, posted by mackenzie

Perseverance of the Saints: The P in TULIP, and something that Calvinists love to use as a bludgeon against Arminians and other non-calvinists. “My salvation is secure because it’s rooted in God, not my fickle…

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John Gill

The Cause of God and Presuppositions: Irenæus

, posted by WilliamBirch

English Baptist and theological hyper-Calvinist John Gill (1697-1771), in his work, The Cause of God and Truth, is found guilty of not only committing numerous logical fallacies regarding the writings of the early Church fathers…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Dr. Leighton Flowers, of Soteriology 101, posts: “1 John 5:1 Does Not Teach Pre-Faith Regeneration.” Traditional Southern Baptists at SBC Today highlight pastor Ronnie Rogers’ “Calvinism’s View of the Origin of Sin and God’s Offer…

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Dispute between Arminians and opponents

Reformed Arminianism: Oxymoron or Historically Orthodox?

, posted by WilliamBirch

Someone asked whether one should refer to classical Arminianism as Reformed Arminianism (some prefer Reformation Arminianism). Arminian Baptist James Leonard commented to me personally that his hope is that people will not think that we…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Pastor Steven L. Winters, of Thunder Sounds, posts: “Worship as an Expression of Faith.” Craig L. Adams, of Commonplace Holiness, asks: “Is Belief in God Meritorious?“ Dr. Roger Olson offers the following essay that refutes…

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Video: Seven Minute Seminary: The Problem of Evil

, posted by SEA

How do you reconcile the reality of pain and suffering in our world with the existence of a loving God? Dr. Michael Peterson, Professor of Philosophy of Religion at Asbury Theological Seminary, explains. This video…

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Free Will Calvinist

Luther and Arminius on Free Will

, posted by WilliamBirch

Luther, in 1528, pens his theological beliefs so that, in the future, “either during my life or after my death, there should be those who would undertake to falsify my writings so as to bolster…

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This Week in Arminianism

, posted by WilliamBirch

Kingswood Hart, of The Predestination Station, asks and answers: “Why Does God Put Up with Unbelieving Ethnic Israelites? Can ‘Vessels of Wrath’ Become ‘Vessels of Mercy’?“ Pastor Steven L. Winters, of Thunder Sounds, offers: “The…

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