Good doctrine presents man with a will that is not forced by God. In any given situation, he is always free to choose the available option he most desires. He can and does follow his heart. Good doctrine presents man with a heart horribly affected by sin. From birth, his heart is warped. As he … More Avoiding Hyper-Calvinism
How do we rightly understand the sovereignty of God alongside the responsibility of man? How do we deal with the theological tension between the freely decretive will of God and the freely depraved will of man? Yes, great have been the conversations of our deceased Calvinistic and Arminian fathers. Great remain the arguments between the … More Divine Sovereignty, Human Responsibility, and Inclusive Evangelism
Can a good Calvinist encourage someone to “choose Jesus?” Yes, I know the Bible teaches that men are so horribly deprave that they will not — even cannot — call upon Christ on their own. No one seeks God. No one naturally and independently chooses him. I also know that God’s Word speaks of God’s … More Save Yourself?