This article offers nine practical implications of Calvinism, which show that it is not simply a doctrine to be formally accepted, but concerns every aspect of our lives.
This article views Calvinism as a theology that faithfully represents the teaching of the Bible. Further, the author foresees the future of this teaching as one that will lead to a global revival of Christianity. The rest of the article explains in detail the reasons why this author is so positive about the future of the teaching of John Calvin.
The article explains the practical implications of Calvinistic thought and truth in the life of a believer. In this explanation, the article points out that Calvinism should produce in the believer a deep acquaintance with his own sinfulness, an acquaintance with grace and forgiveness, utter submission before God, honest and Scriptural examination, and the biblical pursuit of practical holiness.
Amyraldianism (following the teaching of Amyraldus/Amyraut) is often portrayed as a balanced alternative to both Calvinism and Arminianism. This article reviews the publication Christ for the World: Affirming Amyraldianism. This book is an Amyraldian commentary on developments in Reformed theology after the Synod of Dort.
TULIP shapes Calvinism's understanding of evangelism. It carefully defines man’s need of God’s grace, and summarizes the great acts performed by the Triune God to save men from their sins. This article shows that the Calvinistic way of presenting the gospel follows in the footsteps of Christ as he presented the gospel.
This article argues that Calvinism cannot be limited to what is known as the five points. There is more to it, and this article unpacks this.
Is there a principle that can describe what Calvinism stands for? This article argues that the fundamental principle of Calvinism concerns the doctrine of God.
This article traces the historical origin of Calvinism. The author looks at the context of the degraded state of the church under the Roman Catholic Church, the response of the reformers, and the spread of Calvinism.
Rejecting the idea that Calvinism impedes evangelism, this article shows that embracing Calvinism strengthens one to do evangelism, in this case focus is given to open air preaching, showing that believing the condition of man, and the great commission will fuel one to preach the gospel, with some suggestions on how to go about doing open air preaching.
Many divisions between church denominations can be traced back to differences in four doctrines: sola scriptura, freewill, the relationship between the Old and New covenant, and the sacraments. In this article, focus is given to the doctrine of freewill. This article evaluates the positions of Libertarianism and Universalism through the perspective of Calvinism.
B.B. Warfield describes Calvinism as ‘that sight of the majesty of God that pervades all of life and all of experience’. This article looks at the practical implications of Calvinism.