Category: Doctrine

The ETS, the AP & the BFM

Adam Harwood, PhD Assistant Professor of Christian Studies Truett-McConnell College Cleveland, Georgia The Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) met for its annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on November 14-16, 2012. ETS bills itself as “a professional, academic society of Biblical scholars, teachers, pastors, students, and others involved in evangelical scholarship” (www.etsjets.org). Its membership is currently 4,000 […]

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A Biblical Critique of Calvinism
Part 1c: The Inclusivity of the Gospel Invitation

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A Biblical Critique of Calvinism
Part 1c: The Inclusivity of the Gospel Invitation

by Dr. Michael A. Cox, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Pryor, OK and author of Not One Little Child: A Biblical Critique of Calvinism This is the third of a series of articles by Dr. Cox, with a Biblical critique of Calvinism drawn in part from his book Not One Little Child. Read part 1a here […]

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A Commentary on Article 7: The Sovereignty of God of “A Statement of a Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation”

Article Seven: The Sovereignty of God We affirm God’s eternal knowledge of and sovereignty over every person’s salvation or condemnation. We deny that God’s sovereignty and knowledge require Him to cause a person’s acceptance or rejection of faith in Christ. Genesis 1:1; 6:5-8; 18:16-33; 22; 2 Samuel 24:13-14; 1 Chronicles 29:10-20; 2 Chronicles 7:14; Joel […]

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I Never Ate the Apple
A Defense of Inherited Sinful Nature Without Inherited Guilt

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I Never Ate the Apple
A Defense of Inherited Sinful Nature Without Inherited Guilt

By Dr. Rick Patrick Senior Pastor Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Hueytown, Alabama I must confess at the outset I have always been rather sympathetic toward Adam, for although he is not the only man in history to do whatever a naked woman told him, he does have the distinction of being the first. I do […]

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A Biblical Critique of Calvinism
Part 1b: The Inclusivity of the Gospel Invitation

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A Biblical Critique of Calvinism
Part 1b: The Inclusivity of the Gospel Invitation

by Dr. Michael A. Cox, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Pryor, OK and author of Not One Little Child: A Biblical Critique of Calvinism This is the second of a series of articles by Dr. Cox, with a Biblical critique of Calvinism drawn in part from his book Not One Little Child. Read part 1a here. […]

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