Does Unconditional Election Include a Forced Change, a Freely Chosen Change, or Both? There are many examples of confusing language regarding man’s free exercise of faith in Calvinism.
No Bible believing Christian questions the truth that “God is love”…However, some believers do disagree as to the extent and nature of His love.
Congregational governance under Christ’s Lordship is another distinguishing mark of a Baptist church. A church may be baptistic in every other aspect, but if she does not have a form of congregational governance, she cannot be counted as a Baptist church.
God has a purpose for everything He does and though He certainly is not obligated to explain Himself to any of us, He does typically reveal His motives through Scripture.
When discussing Romans 8:29 Calvinist’s will typically argue that a personal intimacy is in view.