“So I’ve never really been afraid of tornadoes … [and] on Sunday, April 27, when the weather man said the forecast was a mix for disaster, we decided we’d go ahead with our move to Vilonia anyway.”
We certainly believe that Baptists can be Calvinists and they can be Arminians, but we prefer not to allow ourselves to be defined by either of those great positions, because we see something even greater, something that deserves more attention and requires a higher allegiance.
As mission-minded and evangelistic Baptists, we are uncomfortable with moving too far beyond scriptural revelation into speculative theological models.
“The primary focus of Christians should be to carry out the Great Commission under the lordship of Jesus Christ according to the guidelines found in the inerrant Word of God.” White Paper 36 Published by the Center for Theological Research at www.BaptistTheology.org © 2010 BaptistTheology.org Permissions: The purpose of this material is to serve the […]
Calvin seeks to explain the assurance of salvation for the elect in this section of the Institutes, but he digresses to the extreme in dealing with the reprobate.