The Five Articles of the Remonstrants
These are often referred to as the 5 points of Arminianism, a “free-will” heresy to which the 5 points of Calvinism were written to address.
[Conditional Election – corresponds to the second of TULIP’s five points, Unconditional Election]
That God, by an eternal and unchangeable purpose in Jesus Christ his Son before the foundation of the world, has determined that out of the fallen, sinful race of men,… Continue reading
Am I an Arminian?
Many professing Christians who consider themselves to be “bible-believing” and “evangelical” often have no idea what Arminianism is and that it is the name for the brand of salvation that most churches preach in place of the true Gospel. Arminianism is a doctrine promoted by Jacobus Arminius hundreds of years ago. This doctrine has crept into the Christian church and has pushed out the true Gospel in most mainline Christian denominations and non-denominational churches of… Continue reading
Tulip Or Weeds?
by Daniel Parks
Is salvation the work of God alone? or of man cooperating with God? Is salvation bestowed by God’s grace alone? or does man merit it through an act of self-righteousness performed by his own free will?
Church history is highlighted by confrontations on this doctrine. Those who preach salvation involves man’s free will and works have ever opposed those who preach salvation by God’s grace alone. Scribes and Pharisees opposed Jesus Christ… Continue reading
Christ Died For The Ungodly
by Horatius Bonar
The divine testimony concerning man is, that he is a sinner. God bears witness against him, not for him; and testifies that "there is none righteous, no, not one"; that there is "none that doeth good"; none "that understandeth"; none that even seeks after God, and, still more, none that loves Him (Psa. 14:1-3; Rom. 3:10-12). God speaks of man kindly, but severely; as one yearning over a lost child, yet as one who will make no terms with sin, and will "by no means clear the guilty." <continued>