Monthly Archives: May 2014

Calvinism’s Confusion vs. The Bible’s Harmony

Ephesians 2:8 is the go to verse that Calvinists use to prove that saving faith is a gift instead of a work, but we see that it isn’t saying what they think it’s saying. They present a false choice by … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:8 Revisited: Calvinism vs. The Bible

A well-known Calvinist theologian asked: “what’s “that”?” regarding the word “that” in Ephesians 2:8. He then went on to make the claim that “that” is everything spoken of in the first part of the verse. He basically claims that the … Continue reading

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John 6:29: What Does “The Work of God” Mean?

Is faith “the work of God” in the sense that God not only draws our minds and hearts, but also gives us faith as a gift, before we can truly believe in our heart? We’ve already seen in a previous … Continue reading

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John 17:9: Did Christ Not Want the World to Be Saved?

Did Christ Not Want the World to Be Saved? In John 17:6-9, Christ says (according to the KJV translation): (John 17:6-9) I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me out of the world: thine they were, … Continue reading

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Ephesians 2:8: What is the “Gift” of God?

Is Ephesians 2:8 saying that faith is the “gift” of God? Or is it saying that salvation is the “gift” of God? (Ephesians 2:8) For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the … Continue reading

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