…why would one assume that God’s grace and power given to the apostles to reveal the MYSTERY OF CHRIST isn’t sufficiently understandable or believable?
Historically, it was indeed the case that vacancies in Southern Baptist leadership would be filled from among a pool of candidates who were already Southern Baptists on the day they were hired.
…the natural man who deems the things of the Spirit foolish do so by their own free moral choice, not by compatibilistic compulsion imposed by Calvinistic philosophy
One simply cannot conveniently deemphasize or elide the micro-deterministic nature of Calvinism
…God’s revelation to man does in fact declare that He sincerely desires that every individual believe upon the Lord Jesus Christ and be saved, which is the unabashed banner of those who reject Calvinism…