All tagged Calvinism

Rising Above The Scriptures

To every man, therefore, his faith is a sufficient attestation of the eternal predestination of God, so that it would be a shocking sacrilege to carry the inquiry farther; for that man offers an aggravated insult to the Holy Spirit, who refuses to assent to his simple testimony. (Comm. John 6:40)

Tossing TULIPs Helps No One

 Bible verses in themselves do no persuaded and change minds. They certainly don't alter ingrained theological patterns. It is the interpretation of these verses that define theology and it is these crucial interpretations that are effected by our presuppositions.

Actually Effective Preaching

Through the lips of a sinful preacher, the triune God is actually judging, justifying, reconciling, renewing, and conforming sinners to Christ’s image. God created the world by the words of his mouth and by his speech also brings a new creation into being. In other words, through the proclamation of his Word, God is not just speaking about what might happen if we bring it about but is actually speaking it into being. - Michael Horton

Is This Still A Church?

Your church has split in half again and again. You're down to the final two members and your spouse isn't showing many "fruit of the Spirit" these days. Should you go for your knife?