The Reluctant Reformation of Clarence McGonigall

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Calvin exercised forced regeneration on the citizens of Geneva, because that is what his theology teaches. One approached him and said, "If thou still holdest true the doctrine for which thou diest, make us a sign." TULIP is the shorthand synopsis of Calvinistic  soteriology.   T Total Depravity Fallen man is totally unable to save himself.   U Unconditional Election God's election is not conditioned by  anything in man (this is further expanded   by Calvinistic doctrine to say that God also predestines some to  damnation, it   is called the Doctrine of Double Predestination).   L Limited Atonement Christ's atoning death was sufficient to save  all men, but efficient only for the   elect.   I Irresistible Grace God's gift of faith cannot be resisted by the  elect.   P Perseverance in Grace The elect will persevere in the faith.   The Five Points of Remonstrance **   Arminian Soteriology (1610)   Arminianism is a Protestant school of thought named after the Dutch  theologian Jacobus Arminius.

Pages: 128

Publisher: Steve Savage Publishers Limited; Reprint edition (May 6, 2003)

ISBN: 1904246095

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