Abraham Kuyper

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  1. Earth Wind and Fire

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    Hi,

    Ive been attempting to get a better handle on reprobation & have been reading commentaries from Abraham Kuyper on it....but I cant quite get my arms around it in order to completely understand it.... are there any books I can read & study Kuypers theology.....I know it was based on The Cannons of the Synod of Dort.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Bob Alkire

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    Try this book, The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination by Loraine Boettner. It might help some. I also was taught it came from Augustine. I've been out of that camp for so long, that I don't have any newer books to refer you to.
     
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    Don't know about Abraham, but this is what John Calvin thought regarding this issue!

    According to Calvin, God by his eternal and immutable counsel determined those chosen or elected to salvation.
    The reprobate (non-elect for salvation) is doomed for destruction.
    The eternal and immutable counsel of God determines this destruction.
    God passes by the non-elect, excluding them from his saving will or decree of salvation. Reformed theology calls this “preterition.” It is defined as God’s sovereign passing by of the non-elect, thus excluding them from his decree of salvation.[ii]
    This determination was made by the pleasure of God.
    The determined destruction of the reprobate is without respect to human worth.
    God is just (in those he gives life) and blameless (in those to whom he dooms to destruction).
    God’s judgment is beyond our understanding.

    sbctoday.com/.../john-calvin-in-his-own-words-article-ii-reprobation
     
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