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Words from a Second Century Christian

Justin Martyr shares what the early church believed about predestination. Even in those days there were those who misunderstood scripture. And in the early church, Satan desperately tried to pervert the word of God so that succeeding generations would not know the pure milk of the word.

The Five Points of Calvinism Considered

David goes point by point through the five points of the Calvinistic TULIP. He primarily refutes the publication, TULIP: What We Believe about the Five Points of Calvinism by John Piper. Good writing, good reading, and excellent accumulation of scriptures to prove the falsehood of Calvinism.

What a Sovereign Lord Cannot Do

Dave Hunt shows that God’s sovereignty is not compromised by allowing man a free will. He confronts and disproves the Calvinist’s notion that if God is sovereign he must necessarily foreordain everything that will happen.

Foreknowledge: Jacob and Esau

In Romans 9, Paul discusses Essau and Jacob in a passage many have taken to endorse the predestination doctrine advanced by Calvinists. By using Scripture to explain Scripture, it is demonstrated that it is not predestination but God’s foreknowledge which permits him to know in advance whether a given person will be saved or damned.

The Doctrine of Predestination

Does the doctrine of predestination naturally follow from the fact that God is sovereign? The author shows that because God is sovereign he can accomplish his purposes the way he wishes and ordains. He is not bound to the doctrines established by Calvinists. With overwhelming evidence from Scripture, the author establishes that our God desires that all should come to repentance and be saved. He has not limited salvation to those predestined to be saved as the false Calvinist doctrine of predestination would have us believe.

Foreknowledge or Predestination?

A watershed issue for the Christian life. Is many predestined to salvation or damnation? If so, there can hardly be any personal responsibility associated with salvation. On the other hand, if God foreknows those who will be saved, but only predestines the qualification of those who will be saved, then all have the opportunity of salvation and need only meet God’s requirements in order to be saved. See what Scripture says.