grace

  1. SebastianClinciuJJ

    Pope Clement XI's Papal Encyclical "Unigenitus", 1713

    This Papal Encyclical, written in the midst of the Jansenism controversy, contains 101 propositions of Pasquier Quesnel (a Jansenist theologian) condemned by the Roman Catholic Church. Along those propositions are found the next: "3. In vain, O Lord, do You command, if You do not give what you...
  2. Von

    Grace according to Trent

    Can anyone advise me on resources that deal with the Roman Catholic Church's view on grace. Something that is simple/introductory, like "Catholic Grace for Dummies".
  3. C. Matthew McMahon

    Covenant Theology Section Updated

    The Covenant Theology Section has been updated. It has links to Francis Robert's Marrow on CT, as well as Witsius in its entirely online at APM. More to come.
  4. Matthew G. Bianco

    A grace that is free

    A poem I wrote: A grace that is free, Most pleasantly sweet to me, Give me this, my heart’s desire, I to Thee inquire. What better to seek, Than that which makes the heart meek. It uplifts my very soul, To heaven, my goal. Not of my working. No hint of free will lurking. But through grace...
  5. J

    Arminian Argument

    The following site makes some serious arguments against the Doctrines of Grace: http://www.auburn.edu/~allenkc/openhse/calvinism.html#Introduction I would really like to hear some good counters to what Steve Jones says.
  6. Christian Teegardin

    My Life as a Calvinist Christian (With the Struggles of Faith)

    There was a time when I was 'holier than thou.' I used to think that I was so Godly. I used to think that knowing the truth of the Gospel (which Calvinism entails) and all the fine details about the Gospel were all I needed for salvation. I would always be obsessed with a girl. Always. If it...
  7. Darlene N. Böcek

    Suffering (Writing on the Wall I) (for parents) Beta readers needed

    I need some beta readers for my manuscript (Writing on the Wall Series I) Suffering: A Parent's Blueprint 
to Answering the Big Questions of Life-with Christian Apologetics Activities for Kids-. The document will be about 140 lettersize pages, including the activity guide. I'm looking for...
  8. Matthew G. Bianco

    Free Grace, Much Forgotten in Modern Evangelicalism

    This is an article I submitted to The Record, which is Wheaton College's student-run newspaper (I am a student there). They put it on and it was published and distributed on March 23, 2017: "I write this article with concern and with love for my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ here at...
  9. M

    Law, New Testament & dispensationalism

    Which article or book do you recommend for (ex-)dispensationalists that deals specifically with the role and implications of God's laws in the New Testament? I'm an ex-dispensationalist, and I have read Sam Storms' Kingdom Come and Keith Mathison's Dispensationalism: Rightly Dividing the...
  10. chatwithstumac

    Herman Hoeksema's View of Common Grace

    Does anyone have a cliff note version on Herman Hoeksema's view of Common Grace? I've heard he is anti-common grace. It that true and why? By His Grace, Stu
  11. blood-bought

    Are natural talents and gifts from God?

    I hope that I am posting this in the correct forum section. James 1:17 - Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. I understand that talents differ from gifts as gifts are...
  12. R

    The Covenant of Grace: Binitarian or Trinitarian?

    I am a little confused as concerns a catechism my wife, who was teaching our oldest in his schooling (home schooled), ran by me this morning to verify. The catechism asks, "With whom did God the Father make the covenant of grace?" A: "With Christ, his eternal Son". Now I have always answered...
  13. ryanhamre

    Question concerning excerpt from "Genesis" by Waltke

    I was reading Waltke's "Genesis" commentary and read something I'm not too sure of concerning humanity being made in the image of God; I thought I would share the quote and see what you guys think- Furthermore, we are theomorphic. At the very least this entails that human beings, like God...
  14. johnbugay

    The root of Roman misunderstanding of Justification

    There is an exceptional discussion of justification in the early church over at Triablogue: Triablogue: Seeds Of The Reformation This is part of an ongoing discussion with some of the “Called to Communion” gang. As many of you probably know, justification was at the root of the...
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