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Born again prior to faith? John Piper says “Yes.” Scripture says, “No.”

Are sinners “born again” as regenerated people before they believe in Christ or even have a single, God-fearing thought? What about Cornelius, the God-fearing Gentile in Acts 10 who had developed a long-standing reputation for being a devout man who … Continue reading

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Romans 9-11 Part 3: The hardening and blinding of national Israel

Romans 9–11 Part 3: The Hardening and Blinding of National Israel By StriderMTB   How should we understand the hardening and blinding of Romans 11:7-8? Romans 9-11 Part 1 can be found here. Romans 9-11 Part 2 can be found … Continue reading

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

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

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Charles Spurgeon: “Do something!” John Piper: “Worship is Lacking!”

In one of his sermons Charles Spurgeon gave the following charge to future preacher boys, “Brethren, do something; do something; DO SOMETHING. While Committees waste their time over resolutions, do something. While Societies and Unions are making constitutions, let us win … Continue reading

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