The Necessity of Effectual Calling (Or: We Need a Miracle!)

This is a very helpful discussion of effectual calling/regeneration: If you believe that the natural state of human beings today is that of moral and spiritual neutrality, so that they can do good or bad as they please (the Pelagian view), you will not even feel the need for an effectual call or for regeneration.… Continue reading The Necessity of Effectual Calling (Or: We Need a Miracle!)

Calvinism Has No Use for Such Drivel (Bavinck)

Some have said that the Pelagian or Semi-Pelagian view of God, evil, election, salvation, and damnation is more kind and loving than the Calvinist view.  If you've heard that, it's completely false.  I usually like to keep posts shorter than this, but Herman Bavinck's full section on the topic is worth reading.  After spending quite… Continue reading Calvinism Has No Use for Such Drivel (Bavinck)