SO IT IS THANKSGIVING PASSED, NOW LET US GET TO SOME DEEP TURKEY TEACHING
What I teach or preach is theological principles that come from my understanding of the Scriptures. Without well informed information, you will arrive a a wrong view of any doctrine. Calvinism is not a doctrine, by the way.
What we could say it is the Doctrine of Grace.
Let me state what Calvinism is not.
- Hyper-Calvinism, simply stated, is a doctrine that emphasizes divine sovereignty to the exclusion of human responsibility. To call it "hyper-Calvinism" is something of a misnomer. It is actually a rejection of historic Calvinism. Hyper-Calvinism entails a denial of what is taught in both Scripture and the major Calvinistic creeds, substituting instead an imbalanced and unbiblical notion of divine sovereignty.
- Hyper-Calvinism comes in several flavors, so it admits no simple, pithy definition. Here are a few definitions to consider. I'll comment briefly on these and then propose a more comprehensive definition:
- The best way to finish this article is to go here.
The photo is on the farm where we were at Thanksgiving, and the boys were wanting me to fire a 45. And I had never fired any hand gun in my whole life. While I took one shot at a tree, that I missed, I will hang up my guns.Well I had to add a little meat to this post. I hope my kids will read the article. But it is deep.