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Five Articles of Remonstrance

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by Paul3144, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. Paul3144

    Paul3144 Active Member

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    I wanted to post this for discussion and because there are many of our Calvinist brethren on here who distort/ don't understand what Arminians actually believe. I should point out that while I consider myself an Arminian, I do accept Perseverance of the Saints.
     
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    asterisktom Well-Known Member
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    Thanks for posting this. When I had first read this a while back I was struck with how, well, "Calvinistic" some of it sounded. I bet that if you quoted parts of this to others, not showing the source, they might think you were foisting a bit of centuries-old "Calvinry" off on them!

    Just as there as a real wide variation among Arminians (if I may use the term loosely) so is there among Calvinistics.
     
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    Do you whole-heartedly accept the first four Articles?
     
  4. Paul3144

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    Yes, I do. I also agree with the fifth in that if it were possible for a true believer to lose faith, such a person would not be saved. However, because it is impossible for a true believer to lose faith, that is hypothetical.
     
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    So your definition of a true believer is one who does not lose faith. Then there is some doubt about if you are a true believer until it is demonstrated that you did not lose faith. Is that right?
     
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