Category: X. Arminianism

Does Acts 2:36-41 Support The Freewill Error?

Acts 2:36-41 “Therefore let all the House of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ. 37 Now when they heard [this], they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men [and] brethren, what shall we do?…

What is Meant By The World in 1 John 2:1-2

My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for [the sins of] the whole world. — 1 John…

What Did John Wesley Believe?

The following “sermon,” so-called, does not represent my biblical/Gospel view; in fact, it is diametrically opposed to all that I believe. I post it only to (1) evidence what John Wesley believed and preached and (2) to evidence how far he fell from biblical, Gospel, truth. Mr. Wesley deeply, passionately, and without remorse held to…

The Religion Of The Day

The Religion Of The Day The Gospel Standard or, Feeble Christian’s Support August 1835 To The Editors Of the Gospel Standard. Dear Sirs, –If you think the following extract of a letter from an affectionate friend worthy a place in your Standard for the truth as it is in Jesus, (a prospectus of which was…

Not Willing That Any Should Perish

NOT WILLING THAT ANY SHOULD PERISH By William Gadsby Preached in Manchester, Feb. 9th 1840 “The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us-ward; not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” (2 Peter 3:9) To add to, or diminish from,…

A Few Passages Misused By Arminians

A Few Passages Misused By Arminians Curt Wildy I. John 12:32 “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all [men] unto me.” The “all” here cannot be all of mankind as in “every single person who ever has or ever will live…” since verse 40 makes this clear — John…

John 3:16 – A Faithful Truth But Not An Offer

John 3:16 – A Faithful Truth But Not An Offer IF JOHN 3:16 IS A FREE OFFER TO BELIEVE UNTO SALVATION “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth [πᾶς ὁ πιστεύων] in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life” [with “believeth,” pisteuon/πιστεύων, being in the…

An Advocate with the Father Gilbert Beebe Brother Beebe: Will you please give your views on 1 John ii. 1,2? “My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the Righteous: and he is the propitiation for…

God, Please Don’t Be A Gentleman

God, Please Don’t Be A Gentleman The Arminian God: A Wolf in Gentleman’s Clothing As I was driving home this evening, listening to the radio, I heard the statements of a man named Ron Jones (an apparent four-point Calvinist / Calminian “pastor, church planter, and radio Bible teacher”). The statement that caught my attention was…