The following articles are related to the topic of CALVINISM

Calvinism and the Great Commission

There is a terrible conflict between Christ’s “Great Commission” and the Calvinistic dogma of predestination. It has not been unnoticed even by the disciples of the Swiss reformer.

1 Peter 1:1-2 – Foreknowledge

When 1 Peter 1:1, 2 is seen in concert with related biblical material, the doctrine of election is removed from the confusing fog of sectarian dogma.

Three Quick Points from 1 Timothy 2:4

Paul encouraged Timothy to pray on behalf of all men. This brief verse contains a number of important points to note in the margin of your Bible.

The Hope of Our Salvation

The Bible speaks of “the hope of our salvation.” Does this mean that we do not enjoy salvation now? This brief article addresses this matter.

David’s Prophecy Regarding Judas

The apostle Peter declared that David issued a prophecy regarding Judas Iscariot. Did he? If so, what are some of the lessons to be learned from that inspired declaration?

Does Free Agency Nullify Personal Responsibility?

A critic writes that if human beings have true “free agency,” then God could not punish them for their “sins.” He sees a conflict between the ideas of freedom and responsibility. Let us briefly consider this matter.

John Calvin and Grace

John Calvin wielded a great influence in the religious community on the subject of grace. His ideas are circulated in several denominations, and, tragically, have found their way into the thinking of many people.

False Ideas about God

While most people (according to polls) believe in “God,” many entertain a variety of false ideas relative to the Supreme Being. This article discusses some of these views.

Justified by Faith

Romans 5:1-2 is a beautiful text, so filled with meaning. Unfortunately, it has been terribly misunderstood by many. Study this sacred passage with us.

The True Meaning of Grace

Grace is one of the most thrilling terms in scripture. It is a tragedy of no small magnitude that it is so perverted by the religious world. What does the Bible really teach about the amazing favor of God?

A Rebellion in Heaven

Is there biblical evidence that there once was a rebellion among angels in heaven?

Why Do Good People Do Bad Things?

Not infrequently one is shocked when he hears of a good person who has done a very bad thing? How are such tragedies to be explained?

The Land Where God Is Not

The lessons learned from the Parable of the Prodigal Son – concerning the consequences of estrangement from God, and those qualities necessary for restoration, are treasures indeed.

Crossing the Rubicon

The expression, “Crossing the Rubicon,” is famous for deadly decisions that cannot be retracted. There are many of these in life that elicit some reflection.

The Assault upon Mark 16:16

The denominational community has long assaulted Mark 16:16 due to the simplicity of the passage in including baptism as a preliminary condition of salvation. Now, such attacks are coming even from certain “change agents” within the body of Christ. This article highlights one such recent effort.