Category Archives: Critiquing Calvinism

Highlighting the troubled theology of Calvinism

Romans 9-11 Part 2: The Thriving of Arminianism

Romans 9-11 Part 2: The Thriving of Arminianism and Declining of Calvinism By StriderMTB Introduction: Why is the gospel “first to the Jew” if (according to Calvinism) God hardened Jews so that they would not believe the gospel? At the … Continue reading

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Romans 9-11 Part 1: Paul’s Battering Ram Against Limiting Salvation

Romans 9 Part 1: Paul’s Battering Ram Against Limiting Salvation By StriderMTB Introduction Lets begin with a multiple choice question. Is Romans 9 a theological explanation about: (A) God’s sovereign choice to limit salvation by unconditionally choosing to love some … Continue reading

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An Arminian Analysis of Acts 13:48 as Covenant Transfer

Acts 13:48 is considered by many to be one of the strongest verses in defense of Calvinism’s view of individual election. We read, “And when the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord, and … Continue reading

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1 John 5:10-11 The Death Knell of Calvinism

1 John 5:10-11 states: “Whoever believes in the Son of God accepts this testimony. Whoever does not believe God has made him out to be a liar, because they have not believed the testimony God has given about his Son. And this … Continue reading

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John Calvin: Heresy Hunter with an Axe to Grind

“Does a fountain send forth at the same place both sweet and bitter water?” James 3:11 Did you know that John Calvin staunchly believed that executing unrepentant heretics was justified? Did you know that despite his reading of the New … Continue reading

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Calvinism: The “Gumby” Theology

Gumby—a green clay humanoid character that can twist and turn to get out of every predicament. A great toy it makes; a great theologian it does not. There is no greater theological imperative today then to restore Christianity to a … Continue reading

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The Folly of Doing Theology in an Echo Chamber: A Thorough Examination of Piper’s “Two-Wills View”

The Folly of Doing Theology in an Echo Chamber: A Thorough Examination of Piper’s “Two-Wills View” By Strider MTB *Permission is freely granted to share this article in its entirety or in portions. My friends call me Matt and I … Continue reading

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