Commentary on Romans 9 [Part 2 of 2]

Scripture quotations are from the English Majority Text Version (EMTV) unless noted otherwise.   Does God harden hearts? (Still addressing verses 17 and 18): 9:17 For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, “For this very purpose I have raised you up, that I may show My power in you, and that My name may be proclaimed Read More …

Commentary on Romans 9 [Part 1 of 2]

Scripture quotations are from the English Majority Text Version (EMTV) unless noted otherwise.   Introduction   Romans 9 is a very controversial chapter, but it shouldn’t be. All through the Word of God we learn about all the wonderful and glorious attributes of God. We learn that He is a God of love….that He is Read More …

Secure In Christ

  Defining the terms: Conditional Security:  Salvation can be lost or forfeited through a gradual loss of faith, as evidenced by a self-centered, sinful lifestyle. One may or may not turn away from Christianity in favor of a different religion. Primary is a lack of genuine faith in Christ.  Unconditional Security:  Salvation cannot be lost. We are Read More …

Romans, Chapter 11

  One of the most important chapters in the New Testament is Romans 11. It’s also one of the most controversial. In this chapter we have the Calvinists vs. the Arminians, and the dispensationalsists vs. the proponents of Fulfillment Theology. This chapter reveals a key passage that completely disproves Calvinism’s unconditional, individual election….and identifies election Read More …

Christ Died for the Church

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version.   1 John 4:14 14 And we have beheld and bear witness that the Father hath sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world. John 3:16 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish, Read More …

Case for Corporate Election

  Scripture quotations are from the English Majority Text Version (EMTV) unless noted otherwise. (Bold mine)   Introduction The doctrine of election causes a lot of confusion for a lot of Christians. So much so, that we have two major opposing positions on what election is and how it works. Calvinism represents one position, and Read More …

True Israel – True Election

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted. Introduction While most would agree that Christ is central in both Old and New Testaments, we would not be wrong in saying that Israel is central in both Old and New Testaments. Better understood, Christ is central in both testaments within the Read More …

The Elect Seed – [Gal 3:16]

  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless noted otherwise.   Galatians 3:16 –  Now to Abraham were the promises spoken, and to his seed. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.   Galatians 3:28-29 – 28 There Read More …

Unity of Fulfillment Theology and Corporate Election

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted. Introduction There’s an unmistakable unity between Corporate Election (CE) and Fulfillment Theology (FT), which creates a problem for Calvinists, because many Calvinists support Fulfillment Theology. In this study I do an analysis of the two side by side in order to demonstrate Read More …

The Illogical Theology of Calvinism

Arminianism Dethrones God? It’s a common accusation by Calvinists that Arminian theology dethrones God and puts man on the throne, because in their view, a faith that is not irresistibly given by God, is a works type of faith. They also like to accuse Arminians of making “strawman” arguments. I believe the opposite is true. Read More …