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I found an article that explains Molinism in simple, easy to understand language. The second part of the article asks whether it is biblical, but I have left that part out since this is not what you ask. Here is a partial quote: Molinism is named for the 16th-century Jesuit, Luis de Molina. Molinism is a system of thought that seeks to reconcile the ...


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Christianity has long been debating the relationship between God's will and human wills in our salvation, probably all the way back to the very early church. The debate between Reformed and Arminian Protestants is only one part of this broader debate. Augustine vs the Pelagians Pelagianism is a position, now considered heretical by all major Christian groups,...


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Extract from William Lane Craig answering a question on the complexity of Molinism : Actually, I have no problem with certain classic statements of the Reformed view. For example, the Westminster Confession (Sect. III) declares that God from all eternity did by the most wise and holy counsel of his own will, freely and unchangeably ordain whatsoever comes ...


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Calvinism did not exist before the 16th century. In the context of the Reformation, Huldrych Zwingli began the Reformed tradition in 1519 in the city of Zürich. His followers were instantly labeled Zwinglians, consistent with the Catholic practice of naming heresy after its founder. Very soon, Zwingli was joined by Martin Bucer, Wolfgang Capito, William ...


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This verse does not stand alone. As is the case with many of the proverbs the entire thought is expressed in two (or more) verses: The king's heart is a stream of water in the hand of the LORD; he turns it wherever he will. Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the heart. - Proverbs 21:1-2 These verses highlight two critical ...


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General backround I am going to quote from one prominent Arminian theology advocate, Roger E. Olson, a well-published professor of theology and ethics. One of his books is the 2006 Arminian Theology: Myths and Realities. He maintains a blog called My Evangelical Arminian Theological Musings. In this March 2014 blog article Arminianism and Providence I ...


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Actually there is quite a lot of evidence; start by reading his published journal for the years 1739-41, when he is in almost constant dialogue with Calvinistic Methodists like George Whitefield and John Cennick. Then look at the two volumes of Anti-Calvinistic hymns which Charles published in 1740, and 1741 under the same title -- HYMNS ON GOD'S ...


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In the course of studying the Scriptures we need to form a proper biblical view of its main framework. Unless we have a correct biblical view we will have the wrong bias in interpreting the Bible. The view in which we approach the study of the Bible is dependent on three main theological questions whose answers determine the bias that we bring to the study ...


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