Theological in nature
This touches on many different issues.
I've been attending a Church Of The Nazarene for at least a decade now.
I've seen a good side and a bad side to it.
I conclude more and more that going too far one way can be just as bad as going too far the other.
In the Church Of The Nazarene, it is strongly stressed that after getting saved, a person shouldn't just go right back to whatever it was that they were doing wrong before. In and of itself,
Updated Jul 18th 2013 at 03:04 AM by gringo300
Originally Posted by ProDeo
Originally Posted by Chimon
As you might imagine, people have been debating this topic for thousands of years. There are different schools of thought about free will within Christianity. Personally, as a Christian, I don't believe in free will. I don't think the Bible teaches that anyone has ever had free will. Some Christians disagree with me, and that's fine, we interpret the Bible differently. I am not going to argue for why we don't have free will, that has been done to death already. (If you're curious where, in the Bible,
From what I can tell, there are two Lapsarian Views in Calvinism, each with multiple names.
I've read that there are Calvinists that don't adhere to either Lapsarian View.
I've seen the terms "Five Point Calvinism" and "Five Point Calvinists". These are referring to the TULIP doctrine.
I've read that many Calvinists say that you HAVE to believe in all five points of the TULIP doctrine to be a Calvinist. However, I've read that there
Updated May 2nd 2013 at 11:46 PM by gringo300
I think I have a basic understanding of the Lapsarian Views within Calvinism now.
I still need to get a better concept of Arminianism.
I still need to get a better concept of Seventh Day Adventism.
I'm currently trying to learn everything I possibly can about Calvinism and Arminianism.
I've read that there is what's known as Five Point Calvinism and Five Point Arminianism.
I've read that many Five Point Calvinists say one has to believe in all five points of the TULIP doctrine to be a "true Calvinist" and that many Five Point Arminians say that one has to believe in all five points of the Five Points Of Remonstrance to be a "true Arminian".