Article by Günther H. Juncker, re-posted from SEA According to Calvinism, Rom 11:5-7 teaches double predestination. On the one hand there is a “remnant” that is elect and has been “chosen” for salvation from before the foundation of the world. And on the other hand there is “the rest” who are the non-elect, or reprobate, … Continue reading Calvinist Election Refuted in Romans 11: A Concise And Devastating Article By A Professor of New Testament And Greek
Romans 6:23; 11:29 For the wages of sin is death but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord….For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable. Many see here a strong assertion of unconditional eternal security based on the fact that “the gifts and calling of God are … Continue reading Does Paul Teach That the Gift of Salvation is Unconditionally Irrevocable in Romans 11:29?
This passage is very similar in meaning and application as the passage previously discussed from Christ’s discourse in John 15. It may well be that Paul was familiar with Christ’s teaching on the Vine and the branches, and had His discourse in mind while writing about the olive tree in Rom. 11:15-24:  For if … Continue reading Perseverance Of The Saints Part 3: The Ancient Olive Tree