It seems that regardless of the topic adults are no longer able to disagree without acting like children. Gone are the days of point and counter point as name calling, insults, and ad hominem attacks have taken their place. Let's grow up and disagree maturely.
Often times Calvinists and Arminians are at odds with each other. Actually, quite often they butt heads like two stubborn Mountain Rams. In my personal experience, from education, life, and ministry, the primary reasons for this are twofold: neither position attempts to truly understand the other; and two, Arminians often take passages out of their complete contexts. With this article I demonstrate such with three different passages.
Wouldn't it be a grand feeling to be the first person ever to touch another's life with the joy of knowing how amazing the world CAN be? Come, share a moment, & touch a life! This comes from me in a response to input from an incredible friend!
When some people hear the word "Calvinism" they are immediately turned off. Others have no idea what it means. Calvinism is the most thorough, systemized representation of biblical doctrine. But how does that work out practically in the life of one of God's elect, adopted children? This article attempts to answer that question using the prophet Isaiah as our example.
what is marriage?
is the original purpose of marriage what we seeing these days?
when do we say yes or no? and under what circumstance.
lets find out how more than just love is whats needed to start and maintain a relationship.
We all must learn to forgive or we will suffer the consequences of a life full of bitterness. Forgiving brings us freedom, bitterness causes resentment and even physical and emotional disorders. God forgave us, we need to follow that same example we see in Christ.
This is part 3 of a 4 part series on the necessity to forgive others. If we do not learn how to truly forgive bitterness takes root in our lives and we begin to decay from the inside out. This series offers up information on forgiveness and bitterness and how to apply the former while preventing and/or defeating the latter.
We all need to learn how to forgive just as we all need forgiveness. If we insist on keeping an unforgiving spirit, then bitterness will be our only companion and it will destroy us from the inside out. Continue to learn about forgiveness and how to apply it in this second article of a four part series.