Does Lamentations 3:37-38 Support Determinism?

So I saw on a Facebook group someone citing Lamentations 3:37-38 as proof of determinism (the Calvinist definition of sovereignty). Do these verses really teach determinism? According to the ESV, they do. But when you dig into Hebrew and Greek, they don’t. Introduction Music Citation: Two Pianos by Manuel Senfft (www.tagirijus.de) is licensed under aContinue reading “Does Lamentations 3:37-38 Support Determinism?”

Jared Garcia Live Tonight!

Tonight (2/20/21) at 9:30pm, I’ll another conversation with a friend of mine who has take a Calvinistic route in his theology. We will hear his story about how he got to where he is, his main three reasons for why he’s a Calvinist, my main three reasons why I’m a Provisionist, and a conversation aboutContinue reading “Jared Garcia Live Tonight!”

Conversation with Calvinist Brandon Groce

Brandon is my cousin-in-law and he went reformed about the same time I went Provisionist. We are going to have a conversation about our two different theological paths. But first, something we both agree on: good coffee. We both share the story of our theological development. Then we each present three reasons for our views.Continue reading “Conversation with Calvinist Brandon Groce”

Announcing: Conversation with Jared Garcia about Calvinism

Here is another conversation with a friend of mine who has take a Calvinistic route in his theology. We will hear his story about how he got to where he is, his main three reasons for why he’s a Calvinist, my main three reasons why I’m a Provisionist, and a conversation about our points. ThisContinue reading “Announcing: Conversation with Jared Garcia about Calvinism”

Theological Divisions and Paul

I was working on my exegesis of 1 Corinthians 2:14 (a text often used to defend total inability [a Calvinist concept]) and discovered something rather shocking in context: God hates it when we divide Christ on the altar of theology. This video is my walk through of the passage in its entire context 1 CorinthiansContinue reading “Theological Divisions and Paul”

Israel’s Inexcusable Rejection and National Culpability

In this podcast, I work through Romans 10 to show how most Israelites were not saved because they refused to believe. The notes pasted below are from a sermon that I preached several years ago on the passage. Sermon Outline God gives an open-ended promise in verse 13. With such a promise, God declares Israel’sContinue reading “Israel’s Inexcusable Rejection and National Culpability”

9:00PM Livestream Conversation with a Budding Calvinist

Tonight at 9:00pm, I will chat with a friend of mine Brandon Groce who is going down the Reformed route in theology. We’ve been friends for a while and, interestingly enough, we both started asking and finding answers to our soteriological questions at the same time. When I found out about this, I was instantlyContinue reading “9:00PM Livestream Conversation with a Budding Calvinist”

Theological Musings: Jesus and John Wayne, Half the Church, and Kingdom Theology

In this show I talk about two books on Feminism and Patriarchy. Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation Hardcover – Illustrated, June 23, 2020by Kristin Kobes Du Mez https://www.amazon.com/Jesus-John-Wayne-Evangelicals-Corrupted/dp/1631495739/ Half the Church: Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women Paperback – June 2, 2015by Carolyn Custis James https://www.amazon.com/Half-Church-Recapturing-Global-Vision/dp/0310522668Continue reading “Theological Musings: Jesus and John Wayne, Half the Church, and Kingdom Theology”

006 Theological Musings: Live Stream on Jan 2, 8:30pm

In this stream, I will talk about several books that I’ve read this past week. Then, I’ll take on book that had a particularly good point and develop it in the show. I may get to Kingdom Theology this week, but I’m not sure. If I do, we will be discussing the question: “Did JesusContinue reading “006 Theological Musings: Live Stream on Jan 2, 8:30pm”

000 Theological Musings: Introduction

I introduce in this podcast a series I call theological musings. It’s a new addition to the show that hope will fill in the time between my more developed shows. Introduction Music Citation: Two Pianos by Manuel Senfft (www.tagirijus.de) is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. https://tagirijus.de/licence https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Manuel_Senfft/Easy_2018/manuel_senfft_-_two_pianos