April 26, 2012
Those Cold-Hearted Calvinist Robots
Glenn Prescott, Christian Post
Sometimes I believe that people are more interested in arguing over Calvinism vs. Arminianism than sharing Jesus. In his book, Southern Baptist Thought Since 1845: Has Our Theology Changed, Paul Basden writes about our history of theology, saying that predestination is that doctrine that relates God’s purpose to the human hope of salvation. The relation may be seen as absolute or relative, eternal or temporal, conditional or unconditional. It concerns the mystery of God’s grace, the certainty of human sin, and the promise of salvation. Moreover, it concerns not only God’s will and power, but also human freedom and responsibility.
For the life of me, I cannot understand why there is such an insistence to the point of broken fellowship by...
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