Divine Election and Predestination

July 31, 2012

Briefing Outlines

Divine election and predestination are doctrines taught in the Bible, yet most believers avoid these topics like last week’s leftover fish. It is commonly believed that these subjects are better left to theologians with too much time on their hands. The mere mention of election and predestination strikes fear in the hearts of some, anger in others. When Christians discuss it, emotions get out of control, heated arguments often ensue, along with name-calling, and pigeon-holing. You’re a hyper-Calvinist. You’re a rank Arminian. It’s a damnable doctrine. These are but a few of the epithets we have all heard.

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About Bill

Bill Crouse is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and has done graduate studies at the U. of Texas at Dallas in the History of Ideas. The ministry of C.I.M. is dedicated to defending the historic faith in a postmodern world.

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