quick McArthur question

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  1. nodak

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    I am currently baptist but not Baptist so will post here.

    I read on one of the threads on the Baptist only section where someone referred to McArthur as a dispensationalist. I thought he was calvinist. Did I miss something?
     
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    Most of the Calvinists (that are Baptists) that I know are dispensationalists.
     
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    You are correct. I agree with his eschatology, and not his soteriology.
     
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    Yes, he is both. Calvinist in Soteriology, dispensationalist in eschatology.
     
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    He's both. That's a fact.

    But most in the Reformed tradition are Amillennialists.
     
  6. nodak

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    Thanks! Yes, most (not all!) Baptist Calvinists I have met are pre mil. Not the same as dispensationalist--at least, not the same as those I know who identify as dispensationalist. But they do seem to be kinfolk theologies to each other.

    I have to say most I know who identify as dispensationalist are not calvinist.

    Starting to confuse even myself!
     
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    Well, we could get into the discussion of the time of the Rapture. :thumbs:
     
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    Two other well known dispensationalist who are Calvinist: Lewis Sperry Chaffer and Henry Morris.

    I think the real friction lies between Covenant Theology and Dispensationalist Theology. It depends on how the Scriptures are handled. Both can be Calvinist.
     

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