Category: Calvinism

A Review and Critique of Whomever He Wills – 2F

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. By appealing to Hebrews 2:12-15 apart from its context in Hebrews 2:5-9, Schrock fails to mention the significance of the quotation of Psalm 8:4-6 in Hebrews 2:6-8, followed by verse […]

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A Selective Review and Critique of Whomever He Wills – Part 2E

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. This post and the subsequent four which will follow are a continuation of Dr. Allen’s review and critique of David Schrock’s chapter on the extent of the atonement entitled “Jesus […]

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John Calvin: In His Own Words
Article four: Faith or Regeneration?

by Ron Hale He has served as Pastor, Church Planter, Strategist (NAMB), Director of Missions, and Associate Executive Director of Evangelism and Church Planting for a State Convention, and now in the 4th quarter of ministry as Minister of Missions. Remember the classic conundrum that asks: which came first, the chicken or the egg? The […]

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Nettles recommends ‘universal’ Calvinism in the SBC

By Dr. Rick Patrick Senior Pastor Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Hueytown, Alabama On page 468 of the book By His Grace, For His Glory, Dr. Tom Nettles concludes: Calvinism should still occupy the place of universal adherence in Baptist life. To reject it is not theological progress, but decline, not theological wisdom, but folly; not […]

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John Calvin in his own words, Article 3: John 3:16

By Ron F. Hale He has served as Pastor, Church Planter, Strategist (NAMB), Director of Missions, and Associate Executive Director of Evangelism and Church Planting for a State Convention, and now in the 4th quarter of ministry as Minister of Missions. Have you noticed that some theologians enjoy using the phrase, “On the other hand?” […]

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