Category Archives: Calvinism

Do the XXXIX Articles of Religion Teach Total Depravity?

IX. Of Original or Birth-Sin. Original sin standeth not in the following of Adam, (as the Pelagians do vainly talk;) but it is the fault and corruption of the Nature of every man, that naturally is engendered of the offspring … Continue reading

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Catholic Predestination vs. Calvinist Predestination (and the Orthodox Adoption of Catholic Predestination)

Objection 1. It seems that God reprobates no man. For nobody reprobates what he loves. But God loves every man, according to (Wisdom 11:25): “Thou lovest all things that are, and Thou hatest none of the things Thou hast made.” … Continue reading

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Why Catholics are Neither Arminian nor Calvinist

I’ve often been told by Arminian heretics that Catholics entertain some form of Calvinism. Nothing could be more grossly misrepresented in the whole of Catholic theology than this idea that the Arminians maintain. I imagine they do this in order … Continue reading

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Dear God, Thank You for Your Fan-Club

In these recent times, I’ve been having struggles dealing with the concept of a God who reaches down to me since I never was lucky enough to have God starting from birth. It might be because of my depression which … Continue reading

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Followers God Would Rather Not Have

On the Uncyclopedia, there is a list of followers that God would rather not have. Based on some of my experiences with Christian literature, scholarship, and blogging, I have decided to create my own list of followers that God would … Continue reading

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In Defense of Infant Baptism

My dad stated a while back that infant baptism was instituted in response to Islam. I checked this out and found it to be a lie (again, I’m not even certain what extent Protestants can be labeled as honest any … Continue reading

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Reasons Why I Really Hate Protestants

1. Protestants are the proponents of mass confusion and mass hysteria in our world today. Because of their sola scriptura heresy, they’ve advocated numerous ways to interpret the Bible that which has ultimately led to little or no progress within … Continue reading

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Dallas’s Routine Game-Ending Interception

http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2013122903/2013/REG17/eagles@cowboys#menu=highlights&tab=recap I must say, I’m actually quite happy for the Eagles here. The Colts are my favourite team, no question about it. But my dad’s side of the family is from Philadelphia. So I do show a preference for the … Continue reading

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Was Mary a Perpetual Virgin?

The teaching of the perpetual virginity of Mary within the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches generally causes problems for Protestants. As such, it is typical to see Mary’s perpetual virginity from non-Catholics as, less strongly, a doubt, but more strongly … Continue reading

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Trouble For Fundamentalists – Does God Sleep?

My cousin wrote a post a while back on God’s anger showing numerous examples in the Old Testament of God getting angry. I have queried more on this as well. I’ve concluded ultimately, along with Msgr. Charles Pope, that there … Continue reading

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I Was Blocked by James McGrath Today

I’m not surprised. James McGrath is a liberal Protestant Bible scholar. He adheres to many false teachings that are not in accordance with Christian tradition such as the idea of God as a serial rapist and favors the idea of … Continue reading

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Hell – My View

Well, I certainly do not support universalism. I came across Alister McGrath’s thoughts on this subject and I think he makes a fairly solid argument against universalism. Most universalists love to scream at those who support the existence of Hell … Continue reading

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Are We Really In the Hands of an Angry God That Wants to Punish Us?

I’m certain that everyone has heard of Jonathan Edwards, that famous preacher who taught us how we are sinners in the hands of an angry God and how we are all damned to Hell. He was one of the first … Continue reading

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Calvinism Disproven

Do not say, “Because of the Lord I left the right way”; for he will not do what he hates. Do not say, “It was he who led me astray”; for he had no need of a sinful man. The … Continue reading

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