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What Every True Reformed Believer Should Say Openly to Dim-Witted Critics

June 18, 2014
What Every True Reformed Believer Should Say Openly to Dim-Witted Critics

"Tell me, Professor Stange, have you ever actually read, with any depth and care, the works of John Calvin, or representative samples thereof? Could you actually define the bogeyman “Calvinism” in an accurate way that we Calvinists who know our beliefs would recognize?"

What Calvinist Revival?

January 6, 2014
What Calvinist Revival?

Dr. Jones says that Calvin believed that “civic engagement is the main form of obedience to God”; and “Calvin did not read Scripture literally”; and often, Calvin “is misquoting it, and he makes up Scripture passages that don’t exist.” Never heard or read of THAT Calvin before.

Five Myths About Reformed Theology: Part 4

March 6, 2013
Five Myths About Reformed Theology: Part 4

Reformed piety includes the personal aspect, including private prayer and meditation on Scripture. Yet it emphasizes the importance of growing together: as covenant families in daily worship and instruction (catechism) and in the communion of saints gathering each Lord’s Day for the Word, the sacraments, and discipline.

Five Myths About Reformed Theology: Part 3

March 2, 2013
Five Myths About Reformed Theology: Part 3

Reformed theology emphasizes that our entire salvation is due to God’s faithfulness, not ours. Yet precisely because this is true, we want to be faithful.

Five Myths About Reformed Theology: Part 2

February 27, 2013
Five Myths About Reformed Theology: Part 2

Regardless of what individuals teach, our confessions teach that human beings are never forced to believe or do anything against their will.

Five Myths About Reformed Theology: Part 1

February 25, 2013
Five Myths About Reformed Theology: Part 1

I would add one myth that would top all of these five myths; in fact, this is way more popular than all myths about Reformed Christianity. What is this myth?

Southern Baptists Affirm Doctrines of Grace…

June 27, 2012
Southern Baptists Affirm Doctrines of Grace…

Do these Southern Baptists know that what they are affirming is the Catholic prevenient grace, the view that God sends grace to all mankind that pries open the grip of sin on man ever so slightly that it is possible for them to cooperate with this grace and so believe the gospel?

Ten Myths About Calvinism

April 17, 2012
Ten Myths About Calvinism

How is it possible that irresistible, a term intended to besmirch and caricature the concept of a grace that eventually prevails over all opposition, has been taken up and championed by those it was meant to portray unfavorably?

Are You Sure You Like Mark Driscoll? (Updated 2)

August 16, 2011
Are You Sure You Like Mark Driscoll? (Updated 2)

I've often wondered about that accusation, but just today, the Pyromaniacs guys posted the video below, "I See Things," where he claims that the Holy Spirit shows him "things." What "things"?

Who Predestines Whom?

December 1, 2010
Who Predestines Whom?

If everyone believes in predestination, why do we say Reformed Christians believe differently from others? The answer is this: Reformed Christians believe that God predestines. The non-Reformed believe that man predestines himself.

Jesus died for and loves even those who are weeping and gnashing their teeth in hell?

January 21, 2010
Jesus died for and loves even those who are weeping and gnashing their teeth in hell?

So if Christ died for those who are now and will be in hell, what becomes of Christ’s death on the cross for him: Useless! Makes no sense! Infinitely unfair to our Suffering Servant!

Does God gloat over those whom he sends to hell?

July 24, 2009

A study on 2 Peter 3:9. Like a just human judge, God does not delight in sentencing the wicked to eternal punishment, but because he is holy, he is at the same time pleased that his righteousness is satisfied.

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