Tag Archives: Calvinists

Conversing with A Unitarian

So I’ve been in the company of a Unitarian.  Well, to be honest, I knew very little about Unitarians prior to speaking with this gentle (I only knew that they were wrong). So I asked him to state three major … Continue reading

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Rethinking John 15:16: It’s Not about Unconditional Election!

I’ve come to realize that  a lot of texts fellow Calvinists rely on to support certain positions do not actually say what some Calvinists want them to say. Calvinists do make horrible exegetes! Consider John 15:16: You did not choose … Continue reading

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Does the New Birth Precede Faith?

Based on 1 John 5:1, pastor John Piper and most Calvinists think so: Here’s the text in question: “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has … Continue reading

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The NT Writers were not Calvinists, Complementarians, Dispensationalists and so on…

At a three-day Leadership Conference that I attended from 5-7th of this week, a pastor friend and I got into a translation discussion. He likes one particular translation while I another.  Then during our discussion, it dawned on me that … Continue reading

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