Friday, October 31, 2008

This Week in Calvinism - October 31, 2008

Happy Reformation Day!
  • How can God hold people accountable if we're unable to choose him? It isn't like we're tied to a chair against our will, unable to comply when someone asks us to stand up. No, depraved man wants nothing to do with God. We curse him. We shake our fists at him. If we receive eternal punishment, we're getting exactly what we want. That is why our hearts of stone must be replaced with hearts of flesh (Ezekiel 11:19, 36:26).

  • Want to defeat the "satanic lie" of Calvinism? Here's how!

  • If Adam and Eve passed on their sinfulness to their children, why isn't new life in Christ also hereditary? I don't have a Ph.D. like Eusebio Tanicala, so I'm unqualified to even ponder such questions. The best answer I can come up with is that it isn't taught in scripture. Original sin, however, is (Romans 5:12).

  • Jim Kang on the influences of John Calvin on today's churches.

  • Bruce abandoned Calvinism and now seeks a middle ground between exclusivism and universalism.

  • Calvinism? Reformed? "Name it what you will," writes Christina, "I love the Gospel as Calvin catalogued it. The Gospel as the Apostles taught it. The Gospel as Christ (God the Son) preached it."

  • Erik, the "Irish Calvinist," reviews The Prodigal God, by Timothy Keller.

  • And what would a Halloween post be without a link to Martin Luther's 95 Theses?

1 comment:

Grant said...

Love that comment by that Girl who said "Calvinism? Reformed? "Name it what you will," writes Christina, "I love the Gospel as Calvin catalogued it. The Gospel as the Apostles taught it. The Gospel as Christ (God the Son) preached it." Thats just awesome. More Calvinists need to show their LOVE for Jesus and the Gospel message.

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