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Why doesn't God just save everyone? (or does he?)

I talked last time about why I’d stopped trying so hard to ‘save’ everyone, or to impart to them a particular version of the gospel message about Jesus saving them from their sins. 1,195 more words


Infant Baptism?!

In the early days of writing this blog I discussed how, having been a lifelong Southern Baptist, I came embrace both Calvinism and Presbyterianism. I always planned to write in more detail about how I came to embrace infant baptism, which was for several years the main sticking point which kept me in the Baptist church even though I agreed with the Presbyterians in other respects. 1,582 more words


Apologetics Thursday - Acts 13:48

By Christopher Fisher

Act 13:48 Now when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of the Lord. And as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

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What's So Great About Predestination? (Part 2)

My Lord, I did not choose You, For that could never be;

My heart would still refuse You, Had You not chosen me.

You took the sin that stained me, You cleansed me, made me new; 896 more words

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Is Calvinism the Savior of American Christianity?

Growing up Pentecostal I didn’t know much about Presbyterians. Although, I always enjoyed hearing the joke, “It sure is quiet in this Presbyterian Church,” uttered from the pulpit. 775 more words


Evangelical Ecotheology | The Important Fight Within the Bible Belt

While many of us Christians value God’s creation – the great outdoors, enduring Appalachian Mountain hikes, luminous sunsets that scream that there IS a God – a great majority of those who consider themselves conservatives in the bible belt are skeptical about these debates involving climate change and conservation. 303 more words


Hodge on Negative Theology

From Charles Hodge’s Systematic Theology:

This principle of classification is perhaps the one most generally adopted. It gives rise, however, really but to two classes, namely, the positive and negative, i.e., those in which something is affirmed, and those in which something is denied concerning God.

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