by David L. Allen Dean, School of Theology Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Ed’s. note: A careful researcher and Southern Baptist statesman, Dr. Allen does not ascribe a singular view of Christ’s atonement to all Calvinists, universally; however, his sensitive use of qualifying terms provide both clarity and distinction regarding the topic at-hand.) VII. The Problem […]
Dr. Allen continues his treatise regarding limited atonement in three brief sections: John Owen’s Problematic Revision of the Lombardian Formula; John Owen Contrasted with Calvin and the Early Reformers; and Andrew Fuller Contrasted with Abraham Booth on Sufficiency.
I had the privilege of leading a young man to Christ after the morning service this past Sunday! We will baptize him and another young man on August 5th! Not that this is a bragging point, but this is my first pastorate — and having been here only since March, will be my third baptism! […]
FBC Lawton, Okla., baptized 10 students on Sunday, July 21.
If Christ did not die for the sins of all people, what exactly is it unbelievers are guilty of rejecting? There is no atonement for their sins for them to reject! Unbelief of the gospel by its very definition involves rejection of God’s provision of grace through Christ’s death. The Scripture makes use of universal exhortations to believe the gospel. Limited Atonement deprives these commands of their significance.