CALVINISM V. ARMINIANISM
The story is told of a group of theologians who were discussing the tension between predestination and free will. Things became so heated that the group broke up into two opposing factions.
But one man, not knowing which to join, stood for a moment trying to decide. At last he joined the predestination group.
"Who sent you here?" they asked.
"No one sent me," he replied. "I came of my own free will."
"Free will!" they exclaimed. "You can't join us! You belong with the other group!"
So he followed their orders and went to the other clique. There someone asked,...Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)
Contributed by Rick Crandall on Feb 19, 2013
I. Example: We are chosen for salvation. II. Explanation of predestination: Three things to keep in focus: 1. God’s perfect sight. 2. The power of God’s sovereignty. 3. The paradox of salvation. III. Example: We are chosen as God’s children.
Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Jul 24, 2015
A simple study that shows that people are free moral agents who choose their eternal destiny rather than the Calvinist Predestination that God has predetermined by decree from eternity past who specifically will be saved and who will be condemned