Tuesday, February 10, 2009

It’s a False Gospel.

Calvinism says God saves unbelievers. That is, salvation doesn’t come except as God grants it to the unbelieving sinner, and then belief comes as a result of salvation.

Arthur W. Pink, a prominent Calvinist, said in his book The Sovereignty of God, p. 73, “It is supposed that the Holy Spirit quickens only those who believe. But this is to put the cart before the horse. Faith is not the cause of the new birth, but the consequence of it. This ought not to need arguing.”

But according to the Bible salvation is a result of belief (a sinner’s choice of Jesus Christ based on an absolute assurance that God has made an offer to him and that He will fulfill that offer.)

God saves believing sinners.

Can you see this truth expressed in these verses:

1Corithians 1:21 For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

John 1:12, 13 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God

Romans 4:20 - 24 He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;
And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.
Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him;
But for us also, to whom it shall be imputed, if we believe on him that raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead;

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