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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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A Critique of John Piper’s Theodicy: Are We God’s Evil Contract Assassins? Part 3

In my last post I ended saying that the key error of the Piper Theodicy is assuming that all acts—including all acts of moral evil are intended acts by the divine will via God’s exhaustive decrees. Rather than stop at the biblical … Continue reading

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A Critique of John Piper’s Theodicy: “Is God Morally Color-Blind?” Part 2

If anyone has read the works of John Piper, Jonathan Edwards or any mainstream Calvinist you know that they are committed to the view that God’s sovereignty means God has exhaustively decreed every act of men (and demons), such that … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism: Matt’s Wrap-Up

I thank you Derek for the time and attention you have given to our discussion and for exemplifying a spirit of genuine brotherhood despite are sharp disagreements. If anyone has allowed his passions to get the better of him—it is … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism: Derek’s Wrap-Up.

Matt, Thank you for taking time to reply and for all of the work you have undertaken in reorganizing our comments into individual posts. I will make a few final comments here, and then leave off. This has been a … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 26: Matt replies–part 2

Hey Derek! I want to repeat my genuine affection for you as a fellow brother in the Lord. In my responses to you I do not want to sound haughty or superior and I certainly do not intend to disparage … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 26: Matt Responds part-1

Hi Derek, in your first post I do appreciate your attempts to articulate your views further. But I am having trouble discerning how my arguments are actually being countered 🙂 Tis true. It seems as if you are more or … Continue reading

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