Calvinism 1: Predestination in the Extremes of Calvinism and Armianism

 A series of posts discussing topic of predestination from the perspectives of extreme Calvinism and Arminianism. It explores the dangers of taking either extreme too far and emphasizes the importance of understanding predestination in relation to sonship and inheritance. Examines the potential for false comfort in both Calvinism and Arminianism and concludes with the idea that predestination is ultimately about sonship and not just salvation.

Overview

    • Conclusion (John 6:44, Matthew 11:27)
          • We were predestined for sonship, not just salvation

          • If we have come to Him and are coming to Him, we won’t be rejected and haven’t been rejected

          • Whoever comes to Him, He will in no wise cast out

    1Predestination and the Extremes

    1 Predestination in the Extremes of Calvinism and Arminianism While teaching Ephesians, I have received several questions regarding predestination. This is a loaded term for Christians, as we come to it with preconceived notions. Both sides of the debate, taken to extremes, can lead one into heresy. Calvinism and Arminianism are two such heresies. At

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    2Christ Knows Us

    2 Christ. How God Knows Us God is like a time traveler; He has already "spent" those ages with us. He knows us and knew us beforehand. That doesn't mean, as Arminians argue, that in 1993 David Benjamin was going to "choose" to follow God and be saved. No, He knew me in the sense

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    4Don’t Be Offended at Scriptural Predestination

    4 Don’t Be Offended at Biblical Predestination Predestination is a scriptural concept.  Don’t be offended by it!  On the other hand, where does the offense from predestination come from?  There is an element of rebellion there.  There’s got to be something amiss if you’re offended at the goodness of God, and that you have an

    Read More »

      • Conclusion (John 6:44, Matthew 11:27)
          • We were predestined for sonship, not just salvation

          • If we have come to Him and are coming to Him, we won’t be rejected and haven’t been rejected

          • Whoever comes to Him, He will in no wise cast out

    1Predestination and the Extremes

    1 Predestination in the Extremes of Calvinism and Arminianism While teaching Ephesians, I have received several questions regarding predestination. This is a loaded term for Christians, as we come to it with preconceived notions. Both sides of the debate, taken to extremes, can lead one into heresy. Calvinism and Arminianism are two such heresies. At

    Read More »

    2Christ Knows Us

    2 Christ. How God Knows Us God is like a time traveler; He has already "spent" those ages with us. He knows us and knew us beforehand. That doesn't mean, as Arminians argue, that in 1993 David Benjamin was going to "choose" to follow God and be saved. No, He knew me in the sense

    Read More »

    4Don’t Be Offended at Scriptural Predestination

    4 Don’t Be Offended at Biblical Predestination Predestination is a scriptural concept.  Don’t be offended by it!  On the other hand, where does the offense from predestination come from?  There is an element of rebellion there.  There’s got to be something amiss if you’re offended at the goodness of God, and that you have an

    Read More »

    1Predestination and the Extremes

    1 Predestination in the Extremes of Calvinism and Arminianism While teaching Ephesians, I have received several questions regarding predestination. This is a loaded term for Christians, as we come to it with preconceived notions. Both sides of the debate, taken to extremes, can lead one into heresy. Calvinism and Arminianism are two such heresies. At

    Read More »

    2Christ Knows Us

    2 Christ. How God Knows Us God is like a time traveler; He has already "spent" those ages with us. He knows us and knew us beforehand. That doesn't mean, as Arminians argue, that in 1993 David Benjamin was going to "choose" to follow God and be saved. No, He knew me in the sense

    Read More »

    4Don’t Be Offended at Scriptural Predestination

    4 Don’t Be Offended at Biblical Predestination Predestination is a scriptural concept.  Don’t be offended by it!  On the other hand, where does the offense from predestination come from?  There is an element of rebellion there.  There’s got to be something amiss if you’re offended at the goodness of God, and that you have an

    Read More »

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