Calvinism: Total Depravity

We are in the 5th installment of our look at Calvinism. We’ve look at some common questions & misconceptions like “Since God is Sovereign, Should We Evangelize the Lost?”“Does Man Have a Free Will?”, and “Why Do Calvinists Follow a Man Instead of the Bible?” as well as a short look at the beginnings of Calvinism. Today I want to begin to look at the common acronym of T.U.L.I.P. that has its beginnings in Canons of Dordt. In short T.U.L.I.P. stands for Total Depravity, Unconditional Election, Limited Atonement, Irresistible Grace & the Perseverance of the Saints. We start with Total Depravity. Continue reading “Calvinism: Total Depravity”

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Calvinism: What’s the History?

canons of dordt.002Many people don’t have an accurate understanding of the origins of Calvinism. Many will say that it’s origin is with John Calvin and it’s solely man-made philosophy. This has already been answered in previous posts.  Continue reading “Calvinism: What’s the History?”