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Total Depravity: horrible words that describe humankind’s falleness


No words can adequately describe the result of humankind’s fall into sin, the words total depravity have been used and are frequently misunderstood by those who do not hold to a Reformed Theology. When we say that men are totally … Continue reading

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Is Reformed Theology A Grand Vision Or Just A Tulip?


We very often hear discussions of the Five Points of Calvinism as though they amounted to the totality of Reformed thinking,John Calvin himself would have been horrified that his theology had been reduced to just five points. Of course historically … Continue reading

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Is Grace Triumphant in the Theology of J I Packer (Revised 2013)


Introduction. In this essay I will examine J I Packer’s teaching on holiness giving special attention to his view of the role of man and of the grace of God. This will be examined against the background of his Reformed … Continue reading

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Is Grace Triumphant in the Theology of J I Packer?


Introduction. In this essay I will examine J I Packer’s teaching on holiness giving special attention to his view of the role of man and of the grace of God. This will be examined against the background of his Reformed … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereign Choice of Some to Salvation


References to god’s sovereign choice of some to salvation can be found throughout the Bible. This short article cannot hope to do  justice to the fullness of the scriptural truth on this subject but rather will look at some key … Continue reading

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Chosen in Christ before time began.


In my last post I highlighted the problem of humankind’s sinfulness in this one I want to show that sin did not surprise God and his plan of salvation was in place. The Apostle Paul says he chose us in … Continue reading

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