009 Theological Musings: Israel’s Inexcusable Rejection

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. 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_pianosContinue reading “009 Theological Musings: Israel’s Inexcusable Rejection”

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”

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”

John 6 and Effectual Drawing: What Does It Mean to Hear and Learn?

This question was posed to me on the ever so scholarly debate platform Facebook. Nate Labadorf what is your argument as to why election is not unconditional, and why Christ is not given all the sheep He is given by God in Him (Christ )in John 6? Let’s answer that second question in this post.Continue reading “John 6 and Effectual Drawing: What Does It Mean to Hear and Learn?”

Repentance from Hardness of Heart: Why We Pray That God May Grant Repentance

Paul states in 2 Timothy 2:25: “God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth.” Reformed Christians point to this passage to prove that God must grant repentance for salvation. But is this the case? No, it’s not. This isn’t hard to explain within a Provisionist perspective. The answer really isContinue reading “Repentance from Hardness of Heart: Why We Pray That God May Grant Repentance”

The Glorious Sovereignty of God: Why God Gains More Glory Through Freewill than Determinism

From the Pilgrims through Edwards to Piper, Calvinism has had the prominent influence over the theology in America. Thus, it seems, in every area of American Christendom, people assume Calvinistic doctrines to defend the faith. I, however, along with many others, have rejected this underpinning for what I believe is a more coherent and BiblicalContinue reading “The Glorious Sovereignty of God: Why God Gains More Glory Through Freewill than Determinism”

Love not Hate: A Recovering Fundamentalist Makes an Apology

My last post stirred some pushback from many people across a wide variety of camps. The main reason is that I simplified too much of the fundamentalist and Calvinistic camps without sufficient nuance or disclaimers. I made strawmen caricatures with which everyone disagrees. I apologize for overgeneralizations. I was attempting to write my thoughts on the matter and the conclusions to which I’ve come. But in doing so, I’m afraid I did not do justice to my theological sparring partners.