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Where is the love of God in Calvinism? Part 9

Where is the love of God in Calvinism? Part 9

Perseverance of the Saints:  Can Professing Believers Be Assured That They are Eternally Secure?

With a few noteworthy exceptions, most evangelicals believe in “eternal security,” the teaching that a saved person can never be lost.  Eternal security aids in assurance regarding salvation—the confidence that one can recognize beyond any doubt that he is saved.  Did Calvin teach that one could be sure of his salvation, eternally secure from the point of conversion ...

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Where is the love of God in Calvinism? Part 8

Where is the love of God in Calvinism?  Part 8

Irresistible Grace:  Can the “Elect” Refuse Salvation?

Acceptance of the first three points of Calvinism leads unsurprisingly to the inevitability of accepting the next point, what Calvinists call “irresistible grace.”  The argument goes as follows:

  1. Humanity is totally depraved, meaning man is powerless to hear, understand, and respond to the gospel.
  2. so-how-do-you-know-you-are-electGod has unconditionally elected some people to eternal salvation ...
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Freedom From Sin As Grace Abounds

July 12th, 2016

Freedom From Sin As Grace Abounds

Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. For he that is dead is freed from sin. (Romans 6:6-7 KJV)

The quickened alive man and woman is given what is necessary to live a spiritual successful life on this earth when the Spirit of God comes to dwell in their heart.

It sounds simple, the Spirit of God ...

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And They Walked With Him No More

“But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him. And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father. From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.”  (John 6:64-66)

These particular verses in the book of John are among some of ...

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