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How do calvinists See "God Granting to ALL persons a measure of faith?"

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by Yeshua1, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. Yeshua1

    Yeshua1 Well-Known Member
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    Wouldn't that be implying general grace as arminians hold to all, or?
     
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    John MacArthur and other Calvinists I know (and I agree with them here) is that the term "faith" here is referring to spiritual gifts given to the individuals for the maturing up of the Church.
     
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    So the "all" in contex here would be to those saved by grcae of god, not to all persons in a general sense?
     
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    Context supports this.. however, again.. this is not about people being given a 'gift' of faith, but that faith here refers to their spiritual gifts given by the Holy Spirit.
     
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    Good post Allan:wavey::wavey:
     
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    The Geneva Bible has declared that:

    *By faith he meaneth the knowladge of God in Christ with the gifts of the holy Gost.
     
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