Tag Archives: John Piper

How Did Adam & Eve Sin Without A Sinful Nature? Free Will

HOW DID ADAM & EVE SIN WITHOUT A SINFUL NATURE? – ` Someone in my Theology Group asked a good question: – `2 “Curious about Adam and Eve…I never understood how, created in the image of God, and not having … Continue reading

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Does Regeneration Precede Conversion / Faith? Jesse Morrell Refutes Calvinism with Scripture

What comes first? Regeneration or Conversion? Do you have to repent and believe in order to be born again? Or do you have to be born again in order to repent and believe? Regeneration is a moral change, a transformation … Continue reading

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Romans 9 – Unconditional Election or Conditional Election? Calvinism Refuted

Romans 9 teaches Conditional Election based upon Faith and Conditional Reprobation based on Unbelief: Rom 9:30 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith. … Continue reading

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A. W. Tozer on the Atonement & Finished Work of Christ | Universal Unlimited Atonement | Synergistic Free Will Salvation

A. W. TOZER on the ATONEMENT of CHRIST! “Redemption is an objective fact. It is a work potentially saving, wrought for man, but done independent of and exterior to the individual. Christ’s work on Calvary made atonement for every man, … Continue reading

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Are There Just Men Who Doeth Good and Sinneth Not? Jesse Morrell Explains

JUST MEN WHO DOETH GOOD AND SINNETH NOT How do you interpret this Old Testament passage in light of the New Testament? Ecc 7:20 – For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. … Continue reading

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Irresistible Grace | Calvinist Doctrine

In Calvinism, God irresistibly forces regeneration upon the unwilling, to “make them willing.” Reminds me of a “date rape drug.” A true loving relationship requires the consent of both parties. There can be no love without free will. Irresistible grace … Continue reading

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Is God Sovereign? No! At least, Not in the Calvinist Sense. The “Heresy of Sovereignty” Exposed by Jesse Morrell

THE CALVINIST DOCTRINE OF SOVEREIGNTY REFUTED BY JESSE MORRELL  “Everything happens for a reason” This is a cliche we sometimes hear. I tell them, “That’s true, everything happens for a reason. And sometimes that reason is that you made a … Continue reading

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Calvinism & Prayer | How Reformed Theology Renders Prayer Useless.

If God decreed your sons and daughters go to hell, can prayer change that? If God decreed they go to heaven, will neglecting prayer change that? If Calvinism is true, why pray for your children? Any theology that renders prayer … Continue reading

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Can You Lose Your Salvation? Theology Question | Conditional Security vs Eternal Security

This is the verse that first convinced me of the doctrine of conditional security. I remember reading this as a new convert and it fed the fear of God in my heart. What does it mean “if a man abide … Continue reading

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Does Isaiah 46:10 Refute Open Theism? No.

I am always amazed when people try to use Isaiah 46:10 as a refutation to Open Theism – the doctrine that says the future has open or alternative possibilities, that God has not predetermined everything, and thus God’s foreknowledge consists … Continue reading

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