Category: Calvinism

“God will indeed save all of the people He has chosen
and for whom Christ has offered up His life as a propitiation””

A Selective Review and Critique of Whomever He Wills – Part 3B Dr. Tom Ascol’s chapter “Calvinism Foundational For Evangelism and Missions” by David L. Allen 2. Testimony of Scripture (271-79). Dr. Ascol comes to the defense of John Macarthur’s statement that Jesus was a Calvinist. He thinks we have missed MacArthur’s point, namely, that Calvinism […]

Review: Dr. Tom Ascol’s chapter
“Calvinism Foundational For Evangelism and Missions”

A Selective Review and Critique of Whomever He Wills – Part 3A Dr. Tom Ascol’s chapter “Calvinism Foundational For Evangelism and Missions” by David L. Allen In Part 3 of my review of Whomever He Wills (hereafter WHW) I will cover Chapter 9, “Calvinism Foundational for Evangelism and Missions: A Biblical and Historical Survey” by […]

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A Primer Against TULIP
A Review of “Considering Calvinism: Faith or Fatalism”
by Gil VanOrder, Jr.

By Dr. Rick Patrick Senior Pastor Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Hueytown, Alabama Author Gil VanOrder, Jr., in “Considering Calvinism: Faith or Fatalism,” presents a clear and logical case against Five Point Calvinism. While his book is accessible for any layperson, it is written in such a way that theologians and pastors will also benefit from […]

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“Jesus makes universal invitations in the very same context where He affirms
God’s particular choice of some and rejection of others”

A Review and Critique of Whomever He Wills – Part 2I David L. Allen Matthew Barrett and Thomas Nettles, eds. Whomever He Wills: a Surprising Display of Sovereign Mercy (Cape Coral, FL: Founders Press, 2012), 401 pgs. In an attempt to reconcile definite atonement with a universal gospel offer, Schrock suggests five considerations. First, “Jesus makes […]

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Sometimes the Bible’s use of “all” and “world”
does not literally mean all people in the world.

A Review and Critique of Whomever He Wills – Part 2H David L. Allen Matthew Barrett and Thomas Nettles, eds. Whomever He Wills: a Surprising Display of Sovereign Mercy (Cape Coral, FL: Founders Press, 2012), 401 pgs. Schrock next addresses the issue of universal language in Scripture. This is a difficult hill to climb for Schrock […]

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