God Has Called You: On Effectual Calling (Murray)

Scripture teaches that a person dead in sin will remain dead in sin unless God graciously gives him or her new life in Christ (Eph. 2:5).  In theological terms, we say God effectually calls his elect and regenerates them by the power of his Spirit and word.  God is the author of this gracious, sovereign,… Continue reading God Has Called You: On Effectual Calling (Murray)

What Does Open Theism Sound Like? Moses and Open Theism

I knew Terence Fretheim's name was attached to the Open Theism camp; I see why now in his commentary on Exodus (Louisville: John Knox Press, 1991).  In discussing Yahweh's dialogue with Moses in Exodus 3-4.17, Fretheim writes this: "God treats the dialogue with Moses with integrity and honors his insights as important ingredients for the… Continue reading What Does Open Theism Sound Like? Moses and Open Theism