Arminianism

“Thou art an offence unto Me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.”

Matt 16:23

“Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of?”

Isa. 2:22

“And the serpent said unto the woman… ye shall be as gods.”

Gen. 3:4-5

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Articles

Cunningham, William

The Arminian Controversy  from his Historical Theology, vol 2 ch. 25, p. 383-525

Calvinism and Arminianism, p. 418, 52 pp.  from his Reformers and the Theology of the Reformation

Hodge, Charles

Arminianism and Grace  1881  31 pp.

Finney’s Lectures on Theology  from the Princeton Review (April, 1847) and subsequently printed in Hodge’s collection of articles, Essays & Reviews, 1857, p. 245-284.  Charles Finney was a strongly semi-pelagian, man-oriented revivalist whose Lectures on Theology have had a strong and detrimental influence on the American church.

Rutherford, Samuel –  The Doctrine of Universal Atonement Proven False and Unscriptural, from his Christ Dying and Drawing Sinners to Himself, no date, 88 paragraphs

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Books

Girardeau, John – Calvinism and Evangelical Arminianism  Buy  1890  584 pp.

Evangelical Arminianism is the popular teaching of the church at large today.  It is often hard to pin down in order to analyze carefully.  Here Girardeau carefully articulates it and contrasts it to the Biblical truths of Election, Reprobation and Justification, which fully exposes the inadequacies of Evangelical Arminianism.  An easy to read book, but in-depth with much meat.

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Quotes

John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan

“Hyper-Calvinism is all house and no door: Arminianism is all door and no house.”

“Calvinism and Pelagianism are the only consistent systems.  Arminianism is utterly inconsistent and irrational.”

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Related Pages

The Doctrines of Grace

The Decrees of God