Review of John Piper's chapter in "From Heaven He Came and Sought Her" Part 1 Review of John Piper's chapter in "From Heaven He Came and Sought Her" Part 2 Related posts: Provisional Atonement Part 2: Provision is Consistent with Foreknowledge Provisional Atonement Part 3: The Integrity and Justice of God in the Gospel Offer … Continue reading David Allen Soundly Refutes John Piper’s View on Limited Atonement and the Genuine Offer of the Gospel
When Calvinists Defend Arminianism…
A big thank you to John Piper for doing the honors again, John Piper, "Is Faith Meritorious?"
Troubling Trends Among YRR Calvinists
The troubling trend in America's "Calvinist Revival" HT: Dale V. Wayman
Is God Like a Black Hole in Calvinism? Ex-Calvinist Austin Fischer Responds to John Piper
Austin Fischer Responds to John Piper About Leaving Calvinism I think Mr. Fischer makes a valid point about how Piper's claims do seem to plainly paint God in a way that seems at odds with Scripture and seems to threaten His aseity. Here are a few other posts that make similar observations: Dr. Thomas McCall … Continue reading Is God Like a Black Hole in Calvinism? Ex-Calvinist Austin Fischer Responds to John Piper
Arminianism, Calvinism and Atheism
The Arminian perspective provides a convincing framework for dismantling the atheist argument against God based on the "problem of evil" The Problem with Using the Logical Problem of Evil However, the Calvinist framework seems to only compound the problem of evil and create unnecessary difficulty in defending Christian Theism: Be an Atheist for an Hour … Continue reading Arminianism, Calvinism and Atheism
The Calvinist? What?
Here is a video poem by John Piper called "The Calvinist." I honestly don't get it. Does anyone else? What does this have to do with Calvinism and why should any of what is said be thought to apply only to Calvinist Christians? It seems like bizarre propaganda of some sort, but it is hard … Continue reading The Calvinist? What?
Big Trouble in Little Geneva: Good Series Exposing the Major Theological Problems Inherent in John Piper’s Calvinist Theodicy
Be sure to check out Matt's concise and devastating critique of Calvinist Theodicy as expressed by John Piper. Make sure you have a look at the comments after the posts as well. A Critique of John Piper's Theodicy: Purposing Evil for the Purpose of Good? Part 1 A Critique of John Piper's Theodicy: Is God … Continue reading Big Trouble in Little Geneva: Good Series Exposing the Major Theological Problems Inherent in John Piper’s Calvinist Theodicy
John Piper Tweets Out An Already Refuted Calvinist Argument on 1 John 5:1
John Piper recently made the following Tweet: "Everyone who believes has been born of God" (1 John 5:1). So faith does not cause the new birth; the new birth causes faith. — John Piper (@JohnPiper) July 25, 2013 Unfortunately for Piper, this erroneous argument has been soundly refuted. John Piper and all Calvinists still making … Continue reading John Piper Tweets Out An Already Refuted Calvinist Argument on 1 John 5:1
A Telling and Ironic Tweet by John Piper on “Waking up in the Morning” as a Believer
Calvinist John Piper recently gave the following Tweet: I fall asleep quietly confident that I will be a believer in the morning not because of my free will but God's free grace. This is an obvious attack on Arminianism and those that reject Piper's Calvinistic presuppositions, though it is misplaced. While Arminians do believe that our … Continue reading A Telling and Ironic Tweet by John Piper on “Waking up in the Morning” as a Believer
Does Calvinism *Really* Teach That God’s Decree Is the Cause of All Things, Including Sin?
Uh....Yeah. Calvinist Quotes on God Determining All Evil
To the Point on John Piper’s Book on Romans 9
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Dr. Brian Abasciano on the Conditionality Implied in Romans 9:16 and its Connection to John 1:12-13
“So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy.” Romans 9:16 (ESV) “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of … Continue reading Dr. Brian Abasciano on the Conditionality Implied in Romans 9:16 and its Connection to John 1:12-13
Double-Talk From a Double Predestinarian
Dr. John Piper recently responded to the question, "What did the death of Jesus on the cross accomplish for the non-elect? Anything?" His reply, oddly, raises more questions than it answers. Despite his views on unconditional election and reprobation, Piper frames his answer in terms of God giving those who aren't chosen a "chance" at … Continue reading Double-Talk From a Double Predestinarian
John Piper on God Ordaining All Sin And Evil Part 1: An Arminian Response to Piper’s First “Question”
John Piper preached a sermon on God’s sovereign control over all things. In this sermon, Piper highly praises the works of Jonathan Edwards and relies heavily on his accounting of sovereignty to explain how God can decree and ordain all evil in this world, and yet not be rightly called the author of all sin and … Continue reading John Piper on God Ordaining All Sin And Evil Part 1: An Arminian Response to Piper’s First “Question”