Differences between Calvinism and Arminianism?

Why can’t there be a mixing of the two views to produce what is sometimes called “Cal-minianism”? ‘The gap between them at several points is wide and deep. It centers around the middle three points of the famous… Read More

Arminians and penal substitution

Grider is an Arminian who is also a scholar. Here’s what he says: ‘A spillover from Calvinism into Arminianism has occurred in recent decades. Thus many Arminians whose theology is not very precise say that Christ paid the… Read More

Arminianism by the wholesale: Danger

Spurgeon says in a sermon that no greater religion could be invented than Christianity. He also dares his reader to come up with an example. The elect, he says, cannot ultimately be deceived. Then he lists a few… Read More

What guarantees the success of evangelism?

‘This view of the atonement guarantees the success of evangelism. God has a people who will be saved infallibly through the preaching of the Gospel. He has chosen them. Christ has died for them. And the Spirit will… Read More

Objections to Unconditional Election & Romans 9

‘So here’s my claim: in Romans 9, Paul teaches the (Calvinist) doctrine of unconditional election–the teaching that God chooses to save some and not others, not based on anything in them (whether faith or fruit, present or foreseen),… Read More

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‘Giáo Luật của Dordt (Dort)’ Là Gì?–part 2

Canons of Dordt (Dort)   The Canons of Dort (Rules or Guidelines of Dordt) come from an international council (synod / Hội Nghị) of Reformed people which took place in the city of Dordrecht (Dordtrecht), Netherlands in 1618-1619…. Read More

Giáo Luật của Dordt (Dort)

PDF: Giáo Luật của Đordt GIÁO LUẬT CỦA DORDT (DORT) (“Canons of Dordt (Dort)”) {The Canons of Dort (Rules or Guidelines of Dordt) come from an international council (synod / hội nghị) of Reformed people which took place… Read More

God’s Part and Man’s Part in Salvation

Here’s an outline to a helpful article that clearly explains the doctrines of sovereign grace: ‘God and man must both do something before a man can be saved….   ONE 1). ‘A man must repent and believe in… Read More

Man’s ‘Free’ Will: Always Wanting the Final Say

Jesus answered and said to them, “Do not grumble among yourselves. No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up on nthe last day.” (Jn 6:43-44) Nhưng… Read More