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True Love’s Kiss

Walker Moore - book

As children, our understanding of love comes more or less in the context of self and family. We love our mommies, we love our dogs and we love our teddy bears, but outside of that, we have no context in which to experience or understand love.

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Does the Gospel of John Teach Unconditional Election? | Part Three

BillHelton

A modified Arminian-Calvinistic position will generally not please either Calvinists or Arminians, “both of whom will seek to emphasize certain words or texts and exclude from consideration other texts and words. But in spite of all the arguments to the contrary, this tension between the divine and human aspects of salvation cannot finally be resolved by our theological gymnastics.”

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Rejecting Calvinism Does Not Require a Weak View of Depravity

Ronnie Rogers is senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Norman, Okla.

The truth is that both Calvinism and Extensivism recognize the need for a sovereign pre-conversional work of grace, but we disagree on what is included in that work, and that is due to our disagreement regarding the nature of man and not merely biblical depravity.

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Has Religion or Godlessness Killed More People?

Ron_Hale

Add up all the atrocities committed by Marx, Stalin, Pol Pot, Mao, Lenin and their disciples — and you will quickly dispel the notion that they are smarter and govern more compassionately than “we” individuals who truly believe in a God who someday will hold all mankind morally accountable for their beliefs and behaviors.

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Does the Gospel of John Teach Unconditional Election? | Part Two

BillHelton

While the connection of creation and redemption can be made, and God’s sovereignty as creator is clear, it is extremely difficult to see divine unconditional election being taught in this verse. There is nothing in this opening verse that would even remotely suggest that God chose some individuals to receive salvation while others would be left hopelessly lost.

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