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Topic: Calvinism

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Discussing Opposing Doctrinal Views: If someone gets too caught up in discussing doctrinal issues, such as Calvinism vs Arminianism, can it be sinful and compromise your Christian walk? [John 6:44].

Predestination, Chosen, Election: Could you help me understand more about God choosing people for salvation? [Romans 8:29, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:11, I John 3:2, 2 Peter 3:8-10].

Predestination: What are your views on "predestination" and why people believe in it or not? [I Peter 1:1-2, Romans 8:28-30, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:11, Romans 8:22-23].

Non-Calvinist View of "Election": Could you give a non-Calvinist view of "election" as in I Thessalonians? [I Thessalonians 1:4].

Attending a Calvinist Church: Could you give me your thoughts on attending a Calvinist church, as they seem to really be off the mark in their theology? Recommended Lecture; "God's Sovereignty and Man's Salvation".

Properly Preaching the Gospel: As scripture warns we are to be careful not "to preach another gospel", How does one properly preach the gospel? [Galatians 1:7-9, John 6].

Calvinism's Election & Predestination Parallel to Marriage: Could you comment on a pastor making a parallel between courtship and marriage to the way God predetermining to chooses us, the church, in a Calvinist way? [2 Timothy 2, 2 Peters 3, I Peter 1, Ephesians 1, Romans 8:29-30].

Elisha & the Children Eaten by Bears: Would you talk about the children who were eaten by the bears because they were making fun of Elisha? [2 Kings 2:23-25].
John Addressing Gnostics or Christians in 1 John: Who was John addressing in the first epistle of John? [1 John 1:9, I John 3:14, I John 2:12-14, I John 2:7].

Dead in Sin (Calvinism): I don't agree with R.C. Sproul's characterization of how one is saved, and that man is completely dead until the savor saves him, and has nothing to do with it? [Ephesians 2, Colossians 2, John 20:31].

The Calvinist Position on The Fall: Caller attempts to clarify the Calvinist position on election and free will. [John 6:44].

Non Calvinist View of "Appointed to Eternal Life": Can you help me understand how this verse about being "appointed to eternal life" would be explained from a non-Calvinist position? [Acts 13:46-48, I Corinthians 16:15, Acts 16:14].
Being Caused to Believe (Calvinism): Does the text suggest God causing people to believe in Acts: [Acts 13:46-48].

Calvinism: Isn't it counterintuitive to be a Calvinist and also be an evangelist?

Chosen for the Book of Life: Did God choose who would be faithful, or did He just know who would be, when he wrote the names in the "Book of Life"? [Revelation 3:5, Revelation 20:15, Psalm 69:27-28].

Can Christians Lose Their Salvation?: Did you say that true Christians can lose their salvation?
Salvation & Sanctification: What role does God have in salvation and sanctification? If we have a part in it, doesn't it take away the glory that is His alone?
God's Sovereignty & Control Over One's Salvation: Could you help me understand God "works all things" relative to one's salvation? [Ephesians 4:1, Philippians 1:6, I John 2:19, John 17:12, I Timothy 4:1, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 3:12].

Calvinism vs the Alternates: What is the difference between Calvinism and other denominations? Recommended lecture; "God's Sovereignty & Man's Salvation."
Steve Gregg Leaving Calvary Chapel: What lead to your departure from Calvary Chapel?

Once Saved, Always Saved (Eternal Security): If someone was once a believer, but does gets caught up in sin and does terrible things, can he be regenerated again, or does he lose his salvation? [John 15, I John 5:11-12, Romans 11:22, I Corinthians 9:27].

Predestination: Is "predestination" biblical? [Romans 8:29-30, Ephesians 1:5-6, Romans 12:2].

Sproul's View of Depravity: Caller corrects Steve about his view of Sproul's concept of total depravity. [Acts 10, Acts 15].

Other Partial Preterists: Who else is in the Partial Preterist camp would be good to recommend (Adrian Rogers, C.S. Lewis, Hank Hannegrath, Kenneth Gentry, John MacArthur, John Ankerberg) ?

Calvinism & Few Who Find it: If scripture indicates that people will be trying to "find" the way, doesn't that become a good argument against Calvinism? [Matthew 7:14].

Total Depravity: Do you agree with the Calvinist position regarding "total depravity"? [Colossians 2, Ephesians 2, Luke 15:11-32].
Chosen in Christ: What do you say about the verses that say we are "chosen" in Christ? [Isaiah 42, Ephesians 1:4, John 15, Exodus 12, Isaiah 5].
Chosen Before the Foundation of the World: Were we not chosen before the foundation of the world? [Ephesians 1:4].

Predestination & Free Will: Can you help me with my struggle with the word, "predestination" and its implications? [Ephesians 1:5, Romans 8:29].

The Elect in Christ: Is it biblical to view that Christ is the elect one, and we are "in Him", therefore also elect? [John 15:6, Ephesians 1:4, I John 5:12].
Corporate Election: Is viewing election as "corporate election" biblical, as to opposed to the Calvinist view? [John 15:6, Ephesians 1:4, I John 5:12].

if Christ Died to Atone for Sin, How Can There Still be Punishment: If Christ came to die to atone for the sins of all, how can punishment be required (universal atonement vs universal salvation)? [I Corinthians 8:10-11, 2 Peter 2:1].

God's Sovereignty Defined: What does it mean to you to say that God is sovereign?
Fallen Away-Once Partaken of Heavenly Gift: Does God's sovereignty relate to the verse in Hebrews about one who has received the heavenly gift, but has fallen away not being able to return? [Hebrew 6:4].

Calvinism's Effectually Called: Is the Calvinistic idea we are chosen without free will, as in "the calling from eternity past" defended in scripture? [I Corinthians 1:24-25, Isaiah 65, Matthew 22:14, Matthew 23:37, Luke 13:34, Romans 8:28, 2 Peter 3:9].

God Knows Past, Present & Future: If God knows all things, the beginning and the end, then, how can He regret the choices people make? [Isaiah 46:10, Genesis 3:9, Genesis 4:9, Genesis 18:16-33, Genesis 22:12].
God's Preordaining Everything: Does God not knowing some things throw a monkey wrench into the concept of God preordaining everything (Calvinism)?
Making a Donation: Do you have a phone number to make donations to? How do you spell Temecula?

"The Called" & "The Elect": Is there a difference between "the called" and "the elect"? I Corinthians 1:24, Romans 8:28, Matthew 22:14].

Many Are Called, Few Chosen: Does "many are called, but few are chosen" mean that God knows who is going to be saved from the beginning? [Matthew 22:14, 2 Thessalonians 2:14].

No Free Will: Do not these verses indicate that there is no free will? [Ecclesiastes 9:3, Genesis 8:21, Luke 7:30, Joshua 24:14-15, Romans 7:21].

Greek Word for faith, "pistis": Could you help me sort out the actual meaning of the Greek word for faith, "pitis" and how it relates to a gift given or our choosing to believe? [Romans 10:17, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 11:1].
Faith-a Gift Given or Chosen by Us: Could you help me understand out much our will has to do with our salvation, the grace with which it is given, and evaluation of the evidence? [Hebrews 11:1].

Westminister Confession: Is the Westminister Confession related to the Calvinists in England?
End Times author, Salem Kirban: Have you heard of Salem Kirban and his writings about end times?
Opposite of Calvinism: What is the opposite of Calvinism?

Defining Calvinism: Many of the definitions of Calvinism (from the Reformed Calvinists) seem to disagree with your definition. Can you help me reconcile this?

Reformed Church of America: Who is the Reformed Church of America?

Truth-Somewhere In-between Two extremes: Isn't it a good assessment to consider that the truth is somewhere between two extremes?
Parable of the Sower and Calvinism: Does the "parable of the sower" lend support to Calvinism? [Matthew 13:18-23].

Terrified into the Church: How could John MacArthur, a Calvinist, believe that people could be terrified into entering the church, if they are already elect?

Contrasting the Calvinist View of Election: In contrast to the Calvinist view, would you talk about your view of election in light of John 6? [John 6:44, John 6:65, John 16:8, John 12:32, Jeremiah 31:3, Hosea 11:4, Matthew 23:37, Acts 2:37, Acts 7:54].
Four Horses of Revelation: What is your view of the symbolism of the four horses in Revelation 6? [Revelation 6:2, Ezekiel 14:21].

Characterizations of Calvinism: Do you agree with the suggestion that the Calvinist view and characterization of God, is like He intervenes to assist someone who is mentally ill and cannot make a decision?

God is Not a Racist - Insufficient: Isn't saying that "God is not a racist", an insufficient response to clarifying why God doesn't choose any racial group for carrying out His will? [Romans 2:5-10].
Calvinism-We Are Not Robots: Is it not insufficient to say that "we are not robots" in your argument regarding Calvinism and the matter of free-will and predestination?

Evidence of God for the Unbeliever: How can we convince others of God's existence, if we can't do it intellectually, and if the Holy Spirit isn't in them? [I Corinthians 12:3, Romans 11:22, Hebrews 3:2-12, I Timothy 4:1, 2 Corinthians 13:5].

Hyper-Grace: Would you describe Hyper-Grace? [Romans 10:9, Titus 1:16, John 1:12].
Calminian: What is a Calminian?
Steve Gregg - an Arminian Are you, Steve Gregg, an Arminian? And would you define Arminianism:

What the Bible Says or Teaches: Is the truth compromised to indicate what the Bible teaches, rather than what it says? How would that apply to Calvinism?

Gifts of the Spirit-Cease or Continue: Where in scripture would you find that the apostolic gifts of the spirit cease or continue? [I Corinthians 1:7].
Tongues: Regarding tongues, doesn't Paul say that it should be interpreted? Is it a known language? [I Corinthians 14:2, Acts].
Calvinism and Unforgivable Sin: Is seems like if there is an unforgivable sin, then Calvinism doesn't make sense.

Arminians Not Willing to Pray for the Salvation of Others: Could you help me refute the Calvinist argument that Arminianism undermines the motivation to pray for the unsaved?

Arminian & Calvinist Analogy: Could the contrasting views of Arminian & Calvinist be paralleled to the formation of diamonds and superstitious alchemy?

Calvinist View of the Called and Elect: What are your thoughts on whether this verse in Acts supports the idea that God only saves the called, the elect, or the predestined)? [Acts 2:39].

The Stigmata: Was Paul talking about the stigmata in the verse about bearing the wounds of Christ? What do you think about the stigmata? [Galatians 6:17].
Calvinists & The Thief on the Cross: How do the Calvinists explain the story of "the thief on the cross"?

Calvinist Views: Could you talk a little bit your experience with and about the beliefs of the Calvinists?

Augustine & Calvinism: Did you say that Augustine was the father of Calvinism?
Calvinism Origins & Manichaeism: What is Manichaeism?
Calvinism, Church Fathers, Alternate Views: Did the church fathers that introduced Calvinism have any opposition?

Calvinism & Hyper-Calvinism: Would you talk a little bit about the various degrees of Calvinism and specifically, Hyper-Calvinism? [Romans 10:9, Joshua 24:14-15, Deuteronomy 30:19].
Calvinism & Lordship Salvation: Do Calvinists believe in Lordship and Lordship Salvation?
Dispensationalism Reviewed: Can you give a quick overview of what Dispensationalism is?

The Chosen of God, the Elect: Why do you believe that we are not chosen as the elect by the Holy Spirit?
A Sovereign God That Allows Evil in the World: If God is sovereign, why does He allow so much evil in the world?

Calvinism-Total Depravity or Elect: Is there a place in Calvinism in-between the two extremes; either elect (or called), or totally depraved? [John 12:32, Acts 10, 16].

Defining One's Faith: What do you tell people about your faith, without aligning to a particular group, movement, or theology?
Calvinism: Comment on Calvinism and how their theology maligns the character of God.

Proclamation: Caller shares a proclamation about the glory of God.
Identifying The Called: The words for used for "called" in Romans 8, are two different Greek words, so does that identify a particular and exclusive group of people as "the called"?[Romans 8:28-30, Isaiah 66:4, Hosea 11:4, Revelation 17:14].
Husband/ Wife vs Bride/ Bridegroom: Is there any distinction between the husband/ wife in the Old Testament and the bride/ bridegroom in the New Testament? [Isaiah 43:4, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Revelation 19:7-9].

Calvinism-Golden Chain of Redemption: Would you share your thoughts on the order of events in redemption- chosen, foreknowledge, called, elect, predestined, etc. (Golden Chain of Redemption]? [Romans 8:28-30, I John 3:2, I Peter 1:2, Ephesians 2:6].

Adam, Cro-Magnon & Neanderthal Man: What about Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal man and those that preceded Adam?
Doug Wilson-Calvinism Debate: What did you debate Doug Wilson about?

Calvinism vs Arminianism: Is there one place, or book, that would martial all the arguments for and against Calvinism?

Calvinist Views of Election & Predestination: Could you talk about the Calvinist views of election, being chosen, and predestination held by some of the leading Calvinists, such as Calvin and Sproul? [Romans 8-9].

All Things Controlled by God: What do you think about the reference to "works all things according to His will" in Ephesians? [Ephesians 1:3,11, Romans 8:28, Luke 7:30, I Thessalonians 4 ].

Ex-Mormon's Testimony: Mike extends gratitude to Steve for helping to lead him out of Mormonism, while maintaining strong faith in Christ, instead of becoming an atheist, agnostic, or embracing other errors of the faith.

Appointed or Chosen: Is the word for "appointed" in these verses correct? Does it mean appointed to the word, thereby making it an argument against Calvinism? [I Peter 2:8, Acts 13:48]
Foul Language (Cussing or Swearing): What do you think about using foul language (cussing & swearing)? [Ephesians 4:29, James 3:1-12].

Calvinism-Election & God's Chosen People: Could you help me sort through Calvinism and Election?

Calvinism, Sovereignty & Free Will: If Jesus died for everyone, and gives man free will, then what if no one chose to follow Him? Does this option not give man more sovereignty than God? [John 17].

Calvinists-Sodom & Gomorrah's Repentance: Would not the passage about Sodom & Gomorrah repenting had they seen the miracles in Jesus' ministry, a good argument against Calvinists position about the elect? [Matthew 11:21-23, 13:10-17, Romans 9:18].

Calvinism & Irresistible Grace: Is this verse an example of God's "irresistible grace"? [John 6:44, 12:32, Matthew 23:37, Luke 13:34, Jeremiah 31:3, Hosea 11:1].

Gnosticism, Calvin & Election: If Paul is correcting Gnostic teaching about election to include everyone for salvation, then how can Calvinists not also be corrected? [I Timothy 2:1-6].

Appointed for Eternal Life: What does it mean to be "appointed for eternal life"? [Acts 13:46-48, I Corinthians 16:15].

Condemning Spirit of Calvinist Theologian: Should I just stop listening when I am actually hurt by the condemning spirit of some theologians, in particular some Calvinists? [Proverbs 6:19].

Lot is Cast: Would you comment on Proverbs 16 and the control God has over the lot being cast? [Proverbs 16:33, 21:1, Revelation 17, Psalm 115:3, 135:6, Daniel 4, Hosea 8:4].

Regeneration Before Faith: Do the following verses prove that regeneration precedes faith? [John 1:12-13, Philippians 1:29, I John 5:1, Ephesians 2, Colossians 2, John 3, Luke 15:11-32, Hebrews 4, James 1:17].
Greek Philosophy in Christianity: Is it wrong to mix our faith with elements of other religious philosophies? [Exodus 12, Colossians 2:8].

Arminianism & Calvinism: Should believers separate over Arminianism & Calvinism?

Calvinism's Election Doctrine Heresy: Why is it not heresy to say that God would intentionally make people to send them to hell (as in Calvinistic views)? [I John 1:6, I John 4:8, I Corinthians 13].

Calvinism: Caller disagrees with Steve about how he is representing Calvinism, regarding, free will.

Calvinism or Not: What difference does it make if someone is a Calvinist or a Non-Calvinist?

Calvinism: How important is it whether I am Calvinist or not? (Recommended topical study; "God's Sovereignty & Man's Salvation").

Total Depravity: What would you present as the best brief argument against "total depravity"? [Acts 10, 16, Romans 9,10,11].

Calvinism & Golden Chain of Redemption: Can you help me understand the passage about foreknowledge, our redemption, and glorification? [Romans 8:18,28-30, Ephesians 2:6, 2 Corinthians 4:17].

Predestination: What do you think about "predestination" (in Calvinism)? [Romans 8:23, 29-30, Ephesians 1:4-5, Ephesians 1:4, John 15, Romans 11:22-24].
Predestination & Foreknowledge: Doesn't it follow that if God knows everything, that He has predestined each person's decisions? [Matthew 23:37].

Calvinism-Sproul: R.C. Sproul indicated that he became a Calvinist because of Romans 9. Would you share your thoughts on this passage? [Romans 9-10].

Calvinism-Total Depravity (Dead in Sin): Would you help me understand how Calvinists see "total depravity" in Romans 1, and the application of "dead in sin"? [Romans 1:18-20, Ephesians 2:1, Colossians 2:13, Luke 15:11-32].

Calvinist View of Holy Spirit & Conviction of Sin: What do you think about when Calvinists use this passage to support the idea that after one is saved, the Holy Spirit no longer needs to convict one of sin, and that it only is speaking of non-believers? [John 16:8-10, I John 1:9].

Calvinists Think God Hates Most People: On Judgment Day when we are asked "who do you say I am", is it not true that most Calvinists would say that God hates most people?
Calvinism: How could John say "believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and you will be saved," if they don't believe that everyone can be saved? [Acts 16:31].

Calvinism - No Free Will: Is Calvinism true when it teaches that people really don't have any free choice in who will be saved? [Romans 9,11, Galatians 3:16].

Calvinism-Demonic Doctrine: Why is Calvinism not of doctrine of demons? How can their damaging beliefs be acceptable?

Calvinism: How can a Calvinist be a good Christian if they believe that some people cannot be saved? [I Corinthians 13:9-12, Matthew 16:27, Romans 2:6-10, 2 Corinthians 5:10, I Peter 1:17, Revelation 20:12-13].

Calvinisim: How much should I be concerned about listening to someone who is a Calvinist, as I heard that Calvinism is not a good thing?

Calvinism vs Arminianism: What is your position regarding the Calvinism vs Arminianism debate? (Steve Gregg lecture: God's Sovereignty & Man's Salvation)

Dispensationalism: Would you explain "Dispensationalism"? Does it relate to time?
Dispensationalism's Relationship to Predestination: Does Dispensationalism have something to do with Predestination and Calvinsim?
The Elect: What is your stance on "the elect"?

Foundation of the World: Would you clear up the various perceptions about the Greek word order in scriptures, such as, "the Lamb slain before the foundation of the world". [Timothy , Revelation 13:8, 17:8, Hebrews 4:3 Ephesians 1:4, John 17:24, Luke 11:50].
Being Elect: Can you clarify the way you see Ephesians 1:4, as a more corporate group, as opposed to the way Calvinists see it. [Ephesians 1:4, Isaiah 42:1, Matthew, Romans 8:30, I John 5:11 ].
Book of Life: Would you help me understand to what "The Book of Life" refers? [Revelation 3:5, 13:8].

Calvinism: Are these passages strong arguments in support of Calvinism? [2 Kings 19:25, Isaiah 10:5].

Molinism vs Calvinism: Can you help me understand the difference between Molinism and Calvinism?

New Calvinism: Could you define New Calvinism?
Mansions: Would you again clarify the meaning and ramifications of the translated word “mansions” in John 14? [John 14:2-4]

Unconditional Election (Calvinism): Are we unconditionally chosen or elected to be saved? If so, how then, could God be upset if we didn't make the choice? [Ephesians 1:4, Acts 17:30].

Calvinist church: Is there really any danger in attending a Calvinist church, even though I am an Arminian?

Calvinism: Is it Steve's position that everyone is called by God but only some respond to Him? If that is true, how do you reconcile [Acts 2:39]?

Calvinism: From a Calvinist point of view, does it make sense to pray for unbelievers?

Calvinism: Can you believe in one point of Calvinism, specifically "total depravity", without necessarily believing in the other 4 points in their 5-point system?

Calvinism: Is Calvinism dangerous? Wouldn't it turn people away from God when God is presented as the one who ordains evil events, such as rape?

Election (Predestination): Is the verse about the potter & the clay about people being predestined to be saved or to go to hell [Jeremiah 18:1-4}?. What does "They are not all Israel, that are Israel" mean [Romans 9:6]? [Isaiah 10:22, Romans 9:27-28] Who are the chosen ones? Chosen for what? What about Jacob & Esau? And the vessel for honor or dishonor [2 Timothy 2:20-21, Romans 9:21].

Calvinism-The Elect: Are Calvinists similar to the Jews that assumed salvation based on their ethnic election-or chosen status? [Romans 9]. Are Calvinists more humble because they believe in total depravity?

Calvinism & Jacob & Esau: Calvinism's view of the Scripture in Romans 9. Issac and Ishmael and what Issac was chosen for. What does it mean when scripture indicates that God hated Esau and loved Jacob [Malachi 1:3, Romans 9:13]?

Calvinism, Irresistible Grace, & the Elect: Calvinism teaches an irresistible grace & that only the elect can hear His voice. Is this true? [John 10:15-27]

Gambling: What does the Bible say about gambling?
Calvinism: Why does it seem Calvinists ignore verses that appear to go against their belief system? [2 Peter 3:9]

Predestination: When the Lord said He predestined a person, does this mean He's already determined that they would be saved?

Word of Faith movement: How much power do we have in praying for the salvation of someone?

Teaching Different Beliefs: Teachers teaching different interpretations of scripture, different ideas, how far would you allow that to go?
Charles Spurgeon: Was Charles Spurgeon a Calvinist? He was talking about getting out of being lukewarm, so why would a Calvinist be saying that?

Churches in Atlanta: Do you know of any good churches in Atlanta? Are you on in any stations in Atlanta? How can I continue listening to your show?
Calvinism, Arminianism, Dispensationalism, Preterism: Can you tell me the difference between all these terms, all this terminology?

Calvinism & Arminianism: Can you please explain Calvinism, Arminianism, Pelagianism, predestination, election, free will, God choosing some people & not choosing others?

Call of God for Only the Elect: Is the calling to come to God only come to certain people, or to all? [John 12:32, John 1:9, Psalm 19].

Foreordained, Predestined, Foreknowledge, Calvinism: Are there other passages that imply that Adam & Ever were meant to sin, and related to the favorite passage for Calvinists; "Christ being foreordained before the foundation of the earth"? [I Peter 1:20, Romans 8, Ephesians 2]

Golden Chain & Predestination: Would you explain "the golden chain", predestination, and foreknowledge? [Romans 8:29].

Romans 9: Would you enlighten us about Romans 9?

Not Making your needs known: What do you mean by not availing, disclosing what your burdens are, to the body of Christ? [Galatians 6:2, Romans 12:15]
Calvinism & Arminianism: Calvinism & Arminianism, elected to being saved before someone asking God in their heart, I heard you saying is what Calvinists believe.

Calvinism: I would like to know more about Calvinism. Lectures called, God's Sovereignty & Man's Salvation.

Calvinism: What do you think drives people to Calvinism?
James White: Have you ever had occasion to talk to James White after the debate you had with him?

Non-Calvinists Hating God: People of other religions don't actually ALL hate God like Calvinism suggests, do they?

Calvinism - Total Depravity: Why do Calvinists use is & what is Paul actually saying? [1 Corinthians 2:14]

Calvinism: How does one reply to a calvinist who says God hates people? [Psalm 5:5, Romans 9:13]

Predestined for Salvation: Calvinism suggests a preselected number of saved, & that since they are saved, they can sin & be saved no matter what.

Calvinism: What part of Calvinism do you disagree with?

Calvinism & Election: You are chosen, but chosen for what?

Calvinism & the Sovereignty of God: The Calvinist definition of God's sovereignty discussion.
Lectures on Relationships: Where can I find your lectures on Relationships?

Calvinism-Election: I was at church the other day & Calvinists seemed to be reading way more into this passage of Scripture than should be. What do you think? [Acts 18:9-11]

Calvinism: If calvinists believe in once saved always saved, or they are predestined to be saved, what is the point in evangelizing?
Appreciation Comment: Caller just wanted to say Thank you for Steve Gregg & his radio show.

Calvinism: Why do Calvinists feel so confident they are correct?

Calvinism, Jacob & Esau: It seems to be talking about Nations, so what do the Calvinists say about it again? [Romans 9-11]

"What Would Jesus Do?": "What would Jesus do?", pondering the significance of that question, but wouldn't the more accurate question be, "What would Jesus have ME do?"
Calvinism & Arminianism: What percentage of John Calvin's teaching do you disagree with (besides Calvinism itself)?

Pelagians, Arminians, Augustinians, Calvinists: Pelagians vs Arminians vs Augustinians vs Calvinists, God's sovereignty relative to salvation

Calvinism & Arminianism: Where do you land on the Arminian vs Calvinism controversy? What does it mean to be chosen or elected?

Election: Doesn't God have to give us illumination?

The Pilgrim's Progress: What is the theology of the Pilgrim's Progress? (Puritan, Calvinist viewpoint)

Calvinism & Arminianism: Calvinism & Arminianism, what side of the fence are you on? What about being dead in trespasses & sins in Ephesians? What do you do about there are none righteous? What do you do about Titus which say, Not by works of righteousness, but by His Mercy has He saved us. [Ephesians 2:1-2, Romans 3:10, Titus 3:5]

Calvinism & Free Will: How can Calvinists say that God can't give people Free Will because can't God do anything He wants? Isn't He a Sovereign God?

Another Calvinist Debate: Would you consider doing more debates with Calvinist, but limiting what comes out of Romans?

Calvinism-Light & Total Depravity: Can you comment on Calvinism about God giving us Light, & we can all choose, & why 1 Corinthians 2 is NOT talking about Total Depravity. [John 1:4-9, John 3:19, 1 Corinthians 2:14]

Calvinism & Arminianism: Calvinists believe that people have no choice, but still have to go to hell if you weren't chosen? That's like a person who is born blind being punished because he can't see. If Calvinists believed in annihilationism, that'd be ONE thing, but to think that you are predestined to Eternal Torment, that is another.

The Calvinist & Arminianist Debate: What is the best book of the Bible to go through to debate Calvinism & arminianism? [Romans]
Church Membership: So you are against Church Membership? Do you have anything in your lectures about that?

Calvinism-Total Depravity: Was watching your debate with James White on Calvinism, & can you talk about the rebuttal when you didn't really have a chance to respond? [Romans 1-3]

Calvinism-Predestination: What is your understanding about Calvinism & predestination?

R. C. Sproul, Election & Predestination: R C Sproul, who holds the Calvinist view about Election & Predestination, can you please clarify what it means to really be chosen in Christ? [John 6:44, Ephesians 1:4] (Steve does some humor.)

Faith & Grace: Are we saved by grace or faith? Is faith a gift God gives us or do we have to find it? [Ephesians 2:8-10]

Calvinism: Can you please talk about calvinism & free will? [Revelation 22:19]

Calvinism & Arminianism Is which one you believe, Calvinism & Arminianism, a Salvation issue? Does it really matter what you believe? Will it affect the way you view God?

John Calvin's Persecutions: Where can I find about the persecutions that John Calvin handed down back in his day?

God Ordaining Every Move: Does God pre-ordain everything that happens? [Matthew 6:33]

Presuppositional & Evidential Apologetics: What is your opinion of Presuppositional & evidential apologetics? Just because God has foreknowledge of everything doesn't mean He can control everything. [Romans 1:19-20]
James White Calvinism Debate: I enjoyed the Debate you had with James White, & he's right in so many things but completely wrong with Calvinism!

Calvinism & "Wasted Atonement": I've been going to a reformed church & when it says "all have sinned", that means ALL have sinned, so does that include babies? What does "wasted atonement" mean to the calvinist?

Appointed to Eternal Life: It says in Acts that people were appointed to eternal life. How do Arminianist get past this text? Does God do everything, or do people have something to do with drawing near to God? [Acts 13:48]

Jesus not Sinning & Calvinism: Did Jesus sin when He stayed at the temple in Jerusalem when He was 12 years old? Didn't God sin when He flooded the whole world & killed everyone?

Augustine & His Beliefs: Can you comment on Manichaeism, Pelatonism & Augustine's beliefs in general?

Calvinism & Libertarian Free will: A Calvinist caller asks, If what you say is true about us having our own free will, our own choice, could someone possibly always choose to do the right thing, thereby circumventing the need for a Savior?

God's Sovereignty: God making us suffer forever, is Calvinism rather sadistic, thinking God will only save some, but the rest are going to burn forever & forever & ever?
Ecclesia: Ecclesia in the KJV was changed to church building instead of church assembly, just like they didn't like translating baptize to immersion, because King James did not believe Immersion for Baptism.

Not Willing that any should perish: Not willing that anyone perish, God is 'being patient waiting for us' to evangelize the world, what does Steve say about that in contrast to how John MacArthur would answer it? [2 Peter 3:9]

Not Willing that any should Perish: Calvinists say God is not willing that any Christian should perish, not anyone who's ever lived. What does Steve say about that? [2 Peter 3:9]

Jesus Interceding only for the He died for Elect: Calvinism teaches that Jesus only died for & interceded for only those people He died for, as opposed for everyone.

Calvinism: This passage of Scripture in Acts seems to support Calvinism. What do you say about it? [acts 13:48]

Calvinism verses Arminianism: How can you reconcile, "no one can come to Me, unless the Father draws them" w/ your view of Arminianism? You asked a hypothetical question in one of your lectures, What is the difference between person A & person B, if it's about Free Will & a person choosing of their own ability to believe? [john 6:24-25]

God Drawing Everyone: It says in the Bible that God is not willing that any should perish, but only the ones that are drawn can come so how come He doesn't draw everyone? [Matthew 23:27]

Choosing God: Knowing & accepting Jesus by our own choosing. [Matthew 16:16-17]

Calvinist View of Evangelism & Discipleship: What is the Calvinist view of evangelism & discipleship?

Partial Calvinism: Can a person be a 3-point Calvinist?

Calvinism Effectual Call: "Effectual Call"/"Inward Call" doctrine of Calvinism [Acts 2:39]

Predestination, Calvinism, Arminianism: Caller dislikes Steve's defense of and conclusions on Arminianism.

Election (Calvinism): Does the word "world" in John 3:16 refer only to the elect? How would a Calvinist interpret 2 Peter 2:21? [John 3:16, 17:9, 2 Peter 2:21]

Calvinism & Arminianism: I ran into some Anabaptists that don't really like Calvinism, but just out of curiosity, for the last 500 yrs, which did more good for Christianity, Calvinism or Arminianism?

Calvinism: I've left my view of Calvinism, but my pastor still wants me to teach Sunday School Class. Is that a good idea?

Calvinism: Do you think that Calvinism is dangerous? Does it contradict God's character of love? [1 John 4:8,16]

Golden Chain of Redemption: Among the Firstborn of many brethren, doesn't this sort've go against the Calvinist position? {Romans 8:29]

Sabbath Keeping: Didn't Jesus do away with the law including the keeping of the Sabbath?
Calvinism: Calvinism does not appear to be in the bible.

Human Pawns to God: Are we simply pawns being arranged by God? Are we being tested just to see if worthy opponents? Isn't that a little bit unfair? [Ephesians 2:6-7, Ephesians 3:10]

Calvinism: Calvinism & he shares how he is no longer thinks as strict about it, but you don't have to be a Calvinist to recognize that God always knows the future.

Seeker-Sensitive Churches: Has Seeker-sensitive churches, relative to Calvinism, helped to grow the Calvinist position?

Calvinism & Depravity: calvinism, total depravity
Christians & Politics: What is the role of Christians in politics?

Calvinism being a Heresy: Is Calvinism a heresy?

Calvinism: Does it mean God made us believers or we do? [Acts 13:48]

Calvinism, Faith being a Work: Why is it that Calvinists say that having faith is a work? [John 6:28]
Steve's Lectures About Rapture: A lengthy discussion about Steve Gregg's lectures on about the Pre-Tribulation Rapture.

Calvinism & the Elect: Calvinism & arminianism discussion involving election, being in Christ, predestination, free will, the whole gamut

Calvinist are the only Christians: Calvinist comment on the Facebook said that only Calvinists are really Christians. What would you say about that?
Near-Death Experiences: The problem with near death experiences is that claim they have a 2nd chance when most people won't.

70 Weeks: Is there no gap in the 70 weeks but a continuous timeline?
Dispensationalism: Why the strength in dispensationalism?
Churches that aren't Dispensational or Calvinistic: Are there any churches that aren't dispensational or Calvinist?

Predestination Exists: Caller thinks predestination exists because God knows everything.
Doctrine of Hell: Where does the doctrine of hell come from?

Calvinism & Eternal Security: A calvinist caller calls to debate a little bit about eternal security, defining the sovereignty of God, defining free will, free choice.

Westminster Catechism: What do you think about the Westminster catechism?

Responsibility for Salvation: Who's ultimately responsible for our salvation, us or the Holy Spirit?

Faith Proceeding Regeneration: Did I hear you say that Faith has to proceed Regeneration, but Calvinism believes that you are regenerated before you have to have faith but that is wrong?

Total Depravity: I'm having a Bible Study at my church to are really hitting it hard about Augustine & Calvinism & being totally depraved. Should I continue stuying with them? a[Romans 3:10-18]

Calvinism: Every time I hear the words election & predestination, they always seem to talk about the sovereignty of God, but what does that mean?

Calvinism, Arminianism & Eternal Security: I want to talk about Calvinism vs Arminianism & once saved, always saved, or not saved.

Theme Music for the Narrow Path Show: Wondering where you got your whistling theme song?
Calvinism vs Arminianism: Free will, sin nature, total depravity

Douglas Wilson or James White Debate: Which is the better debate to listen to, Douglas Wilson or James White?
God Directing Salvation for People to His Glory: If God is really the only one determining who is saved or not, why didn't He give people like me understanding so i could comprehend it?
College Education: College Education can very often be a liablitity. [Act 4:13]

Job, Imputed Righteousness & Righteousness as Filthy Rags: Job & his righteousness, we need imputed righteousness because isn't our righteousness as filthy rags? [Jeremiah 17:9, Isaiah 64:6]

Discipleship: Doesn't Calvinism basically suggest that we don't have to worry about works & discipleship?

Calvinism & Free Will: Is there free will in Calvinism? Does God

Calvinism & Predestination: Calvinist believe that only some people are predestined to be saved, to be Christians, no matter what they do or don't do, is that right? Do you believe that?

John Calvin: Can you tell me a little bit about John Calvin?
Calvinism: I always hear you talking negatively about calvinism, but is there anything good about it?

Calvinism & Election: Michael the Buddhist asks about Calvinism & the term "elect"

Calvinism & Once Saved, Always Saved: How can intelligent people really believe in Calvinism? Does it really matter? Is it important? Are they the ones associated with once saved always saved?

Lectures about Calvinism about Once Saved Always Saved: You were talking about Calvinism & Once Saved, Always Saved, & you referred them to some lectures on your website. Can you tell me the name of that lecture again?

Calvinism's Limited Atonement: Considering Calvinism's unlimited or limited atonement, did Christ die for the whole world or not?

Calvinism & Once Saved, Always Saved: When did "once saved, always saved", eternal security, first arrive on the scene? Did you say recently?

Calvinism & Romans 9: Calvinism, can you please explain where they go wrong with most of this scripture? [Romans 9:10-30]

God's Sovereignty: Accessing Facebook Page & i'd like to take about God's Sovereignty & our free choice.

Golden Chain of Redemption: I would like to talk about Calvinism & Predestination & the golden chain of redemption & Grace. [Romans 8:29-30]

Once saved, Always Saved & Calvinism: What is Hebrews 10:26-27 talking about, how do Calvinists deal w/ this scripture & what is the proper way to interpret it? Basically how to Calvinists deal with the whole book of Hebrews?! [Hebrews 10:26-27]

Calvinism & Original Sin: Talking to some Calvinists, they like to talk about original sin, all having sinned. [Romans 5:12-21, Romans 3:23, Psalm 51:5]

Calvinism & Predestination: Regarding Calvinism & Predestination, with the Sovereignty of God, can't He choose whom He will save & whom He will not?

Arminianism, Calvinism, Sanctification & Salvation: Arminianism vs Calvinism, especially in relation to Sanctification & Salvation. Can you talk about how they all relate to each other & which one is the most accurate?

Partial Preterists, Amillennialists & Non-Calvinists: Partial Preterist, Amillennialist, but non-calvinist, so is there anyone out there besides you & me who believe all those things?

Calvinism & Free Will & King Sihon: Calvinism, Predestination, Election, Foreknowledge. [Deuteronomy 2:30]

Calvinism: Discussion about calvinism & Romans 9. [Romans 9]

Calvinism: Calvinism, predestination, election as opposed to free will (sort've a followup to previous question)

Total Depravity: sins of the world, total depravity, the Christian basics (calvinism discussion)

Calvinism: Trying to understand the system of beliefs about Calvinism.

Christ Dying for Everyone: Jesus dying for all, sins being pardoned, ramifications of what the Scriptures say & what Calvinists say [2 Corinthians 5:14-15, 1 Corinthians 15:22]

Calvinism, Predestination & Election: Calvinism, the chosen, the elect, a category of people or individuals? [2thess 2:13, 1thess 1:4-5]

Calvinism: Calvinism & being drawn by God. [John 6:65, Romans 9]

Calvinism Faith & God's Will: Calvinism discussion, God being the one who grants faith, does He give more faith than others, God's will vs our will

Calvinism being a Different Gospel: Calvinism just seems like a different gospel because the Gospel is supposed to be the "Good News"! [Galatians 1:6-9]

Calvinism a Different Gospel: Could Calvinism be considered in this category of a "different gospel"? [Galatians 1:6-9]

Predestination & Free Will: Does Predestination dissolve free will?

Calvinism & Universal Reconciliation Calvinism & universal reconciliation [1 Corinthians 15:22, Romans 5:18]

Self-Control & Calvinism: Calvinism in relation to self-control & the fruits of the Spirit. [Galatians 5:22-23] (follow up)

Calvinism: Why is there even Calvinism?

Being Drawn by God: Can you, as a non-calvinist, explain to me John 6:44?

Calvinism & Arminianism: Calvinism & Arminianism, doesn't that famous passage in Ephesians & a verse in 1 Peter just by themselves prove Irresistible Grace & Calvinism? [Ephesians 2:8-9, 1 Peter 1:5]

Calvinism-Total Depravity: According to these verses, aren't we too depraved to seek God unless He seeks us out first? [Jeremiah 17:9, John 6:65]

The Deep Things of God: Does 1 Corinthians 2 talk about salvation, being saved, rather than unity, a Calvinist issue? [1 Corinthians 2:10]

Predestination & Faith, Apostles & Church: Caller thinks that "Calvinism" applies to the apostles, that they were predestined, given irresistible grace, & so on, but we the people of the church, it IS by Faith. What does Steve think of the idea? [Ephesians 1:13, 1 Peter 1:3-5, 2 Peter 1:4, Ephesians 1:3, 2 Peter 1:3]

Heresy: What is heresy, & can you give me an example of it in church history? Are elements of Calvinism heresy?

Calvinism: I have some friends that believe in Unconditional Election yet also believe in Free will. What do you think? Isn't that sort've a contradiction.

Church Wants Its Members to Comply with New Theology: my church was arminianism for over 35 yrs but have switched over to a more Calvinistic approach & they are passing out membership cards you have to sign that says you will submit to how the elders interpret the Bible

Calvary Chapel: Have you ever heard of Mark Knudsen or Terry McNabb who belong to the Calvary Chapel?
Calvary Chapel & Calvinism: How long did it take you to get out of the Calvary Church & Calvinism? (the Church doesn't subscribe to Calvinism but Dispensationalism.)
Churches that do believe in Calvinism: What are some churches that DO believe in Calvinism?

God Creating Evil: Did God create evil?
Calvinism-Predestination: Can you talk about Predestination?

Greg Boyd: Are you familiar with Greg Boyd on open theism? Have you his book about the Sovereignty of God & our free will, called, "Is God to Blame?"?

Calvinism & Total Depravity: Can you please explain the point of Calvinism about total depravity, what exactly that means, & how it differentiates from what you believe?

Calvinism: Can you go over some of the key proof texts they like to use? [John 6, Romans 9, Romans 8:29-30, Romans 3]

Calvinism - "Neither can they be" (total depravity): How can you refute what Calvinists say that if we are not regenerated you can respond to the gospel? [Romans 8:5-7]

Chosen by God: Why should I ask for my husband to be saved if it's not necessarily God's will for him to be saved?

Reformers, Calvinism & the Church Fathers: What was the reason for Reformation to get back to correct doctrine or get the church back from wherever the Catholic Church took it?

Calvinism: God provided the red heifer & the ashes to get ceremonial clean, but THEY had to actually do something to get clean. Isn't that the right way to think of our salvation, that God does provide everything for us to be able to receive Him, but it's ultimately up to us? [Numbers 19:9,13,10,21; 31:23]
Two or three gathered together: Is this passage of Scripture taken out of context, most thnking that where 2 or 3 people are gathered together, Jesus is there, but isn't this actually talking about church discipline? [Matthew 18:20]

Predestination & an Omnipotent, Omniscient God: How does God's Omniscience go because if He knew someone was going to go to Hell, why did He create him, because doesn't that make Him responsible for them going to hell?

Calvinism - Predestination: So did God predestinate the king (Hezekiah) to live an extra 15 years, showing off all his valuables, my personal sins, the Flood, the demons laying w/ women, or did He just have foreknowledge of it? [2 Kings 20:1-6, Isaiah 38, Genesis 6]

Calvinism: How can someone who is God-hating & dead in their sins choose Christ?

Calvinism: Did God preordain people to be saved no matter what, sovereignty verses free will?

Salvation Clear, but Complicated: Salvation is clear, what it takes to be saved, what the gospel is, but all this other stuff is so hard to understand, eschatology, Calvinism/Arminianism, whether we can drink alcohol or not.

Calvinism: A Calvinist asked, "How can a non-Calvinsist be saved?"

Arminianism vs Calvinism: Steve is not a Calvinist, but he also doesn't call himself an Arminianist but just a non-Calvinist. Is that true?
Total Depravity: A discussion about Total Depravity, Prevenient Grace [John 6:44]

John Calvin: John Calvin persecuted Anabaptists, & while it's true Paul persecuted Christians, he hadn't been a Christian yet, but Calvin supposedly had been & still did that. Doesn't believing Christ change you from wanting you to do that?
Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage question: What if the spouse who was NOT guilty wanted to come back to them even after the other person had been married & had kids?

Molinism (Middle Knowledge), Calvinism, Arminianism: Dr. Michael Brown suggesting Calvinists are smug, did Steve hear about that? One major problem w/ all these systems is that God is not a theory, a philosophy, a system, but a real Person.

Molinism: - (Middle Knowledge) Caller remembers Steve talking to someone about Molinism (Middle knowledge) & since Steve said he didn't know much about it, caller wanted to explain, like Steve said someone could if they wised.

Elect & the Blinded: Who are the Elect & who are the ones that are Blind? [Romans 11:5-8]
Condemnation of the Devil: In 1 Timothy, what does it mean, the condemnation of the Devil? [1 Timothy 3:5-6]

Mother Teresa & Death Bed Conversions: Caller chimes in about Mother Teresa supposedly being critical of people trying to convert people who are on their deathbed.
Calvinism: Roger Olson & Michael L. Brown had a debate regarding Calvinism & Olson said that it'd prevent him from going to Brown's church if he were a pastor there.

Substance Abuse, Homosexuality, Calvinism, their 5 points: Caller has had trouble w/ pot, alcohol, Homosexuality, & is becoming a Calvinist & would like Steve to explain the point about Total Depravity.

Calvinism: We were enemies of God at one point? If Calvinists think God's always loved the elect & will always hate those who are not, how does this passage of Scripture work? [Romans 5:10]

Calvinism: Does Calvinism make people hard-hearted? Does it have a deterministic aspect to it? Did it shape Fred Phelps character?

Calvinism: Would it be unjust for God to make a group of people who had no possibility of salvation, & throw them in hell? Isn't that the same think as you saying that God just created the devil to be a tempter & then God punish him for it? Isn't that the exact same thing?

Hiding the Gospel from People: So aren't the Calvinists right because it seems like God only wants certain people to know Him? [Luke 10:22b]

Calvinism & Arminianism: What was the name of the lectures on the Narrow Path's Website about Calvinism & Arminianism?

Calvinism's Devotion to its Doctrines: Do Calvinists tend to be overly devoted to their particular doctrines because they feel like it presents a more powerful God? [Luke 17:10].

Calvinism vs Arminianism: What is the difference between Calvinism & Arminianism?

Calvinism: God wonders why people do bad instead of following Him, so people can decide to do good or bad. What verses do you have that debunks Calvinism?

Calvinism - Repenting: If someone has the power to repent & another doesn't, doesn't that mean you are a better person than them or taking glory in your repentance?

A. W. Pink & Calvinism: What can you tell me about AW Pink? Was he a Cessationist, & was his book, "Sovereignty of God" strongly Calvinistic?

Calvinism - The Elect - Work Ethic: Did Calvinist develop a Work Ethnic to make sure they were part of the Elect, & is it what prompted Capitalism in this country?

Total Depravity - Regeneration: Lydia was a worshipper of God before God opened her heart to Paul's preaching, so what to do about Calvinists have to say about this regarding their doctrine of total depravity? [Acts 16:14]

Calvinism - Election: Even though Paul was quoting from the Old Testament, which was talking about nations, Paul was talking about individuals, was he not?

Eternal Security: Once Saved, Always Saved, went to Calvinism for awhile, but have been learning in Revelation about overcoming, conquering, fighting the good fight.

Tertullian & Lucifer/Fallen Angel: So did Tertullian believe & come up w/ Lucifer Falling from Heaven?
Zeal, even if misguided, is good: Even though caller thinks Rusty, who's been calling in a lot lately regarding the perseverance of the saints, is wrong, at least he has enthusiasm.

God's Foreknowledge: God knows the end from the beginning, but doesn't determine the outcome, & caller as a result of this call learns that she actually is an Arminianist.

Book of Enoch similar to Narnia: Did Steve say the book of Enoch was similar to the Chronicles of Narnia? What was the motive of the writers quoting from it?
Calvinism: How do Calvinists determine who are of the elect or not?

Eternal Security: Caller absolutely believes in Eternal Security. (Healthy Discussion)

Calvinist/Regeneration: How can a person who is dead in trespasses & sins repent to God, if God didn't call them?

Calvinism, saving yourself, & boasting: I'm not a Calvinist, & i'd never think of boasting. Why do Calvinist think non-Calvinists would think that?

The Wind Blows Where it Wishes: Do Calvinists like this verse? What are your thoughts about this verse? [John 3:8]

Appointed to Stumble: I don't believe in Calvinism either, like you, but this verse seems to agree with their position, that people were appointed to stumble & be disobedient. [1 peter 2:8-9]

Dead in Sins & Trespasses: Caller contends that only the act of God can make a sinner become alive & not spiritually dead in their trespasses, but Steve contends that ANYONE can repent & come to God & become alive. [Ephesians 2:1, Genesis 20, Luke 15:11-32]

Calvinism: Did I hear you say that you are a Calvinist? Why do so many Christians become Calvinists?

Build My Rock upon this Church: What did Jesus mean by, "I will build My Rock upon this Church"? [Matthew 16:17-19]
My Father has revealed this: Jesus told Peter he was blessed because the Father had revealed it to him that Jesus was the Son of God, so could a person who is a Calvin say things have to be revealed to you before you can believe or have faith? [Matthew 16:17]

Steve Gregg's Understanding & Teaching: You have a good method of teaching, but in some things we are just going to have to agree to disagree, but hoping that you come around to the correct truth (state of the dead). You are very tough on people who hold Calvinism, but make a pass on what happens to you after death.

Soul-Sleep: Being on a operating table, being under anesthesia, makes me think of soul go out & then you are suddenly being woke up!
The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer I enjoyed this book very much & see parallels of what you teach.
Put to death fleshly things: Isn't choosing to put away fleshly, carnal things a matter of an Act of Will, so doesn't that take away the idea that it's just all up to God?

Unregenerate Men: Does God command unregenerate men to do things they can not possibly do? I know it sounds like Pelagianism, but what is your take?

Calvinism-Total Depravity: Calvinist's like to use verses surrounding the Flood as proof that Man is completely depraved. [Genesis 6:5, 8:21]

Antinomianism & Arminianism: Are Antinomianism & Arminianism complete opposites? (Calvinism & Arminianism & Antinomianism & legalism are what he meant.)
Jesus' Authority: Was Jesus' position of Authority different after His resurrection than it was before it?

Free Will & Sovereignty of God: A lengthy discussion about Free will & Sovereignty, using Samuel & Saul as an example in the beginning, but they go all over place. The discussion is 25 minutes long! [1 Samuel 9:1-27, Ephesians 2:1-2]

Calvinist & Arminian Debate comments: Discussion about the Calvinist debate Steve recently re-aired w/ James White & that the caller thinks that Calvinism works for him.

Calvinism - Total Depravity: A Discussion about Calvinism, Total Depravity & Election.

Chosen because Predestined: People were chosen because they were predestined to eternal life (They talk about the Debate between Steve Gregg & James White had about Calvinism & Arminianism which had been re-aired in the last month.)
Kingdom of God taken w/ Violence: What would James White say about the Kingdom of God being take by violence in the paradigm of Calvinism?

Predestination: What are your thoughts on this passage of Scripture regarding Predestination? [Acts 13:48]

Calvinism & a Date Rape Drug: Steve compared Calvinism to something like a date rape drug, & back peddles a little bit.

Calvinism: A date rape Drug?
Being Gay: A James Cook likes being Gay & is proud of it, boasts about it.

John Noe: Do you know anything about John Noe? He's a Full Preterist. He almost sounds like you. Do you & him believe the same?
Calvinism's 5 points: I think you can blend the two, it doesn't have to be a either-or proposition, does it?

Calvinism & Arminianism: God knows who's going to eventually come to Him, so w/ His foreknowledge, can He just "zap" them into obedience, such as Paul on the way to Damascus?

Total Depravity: So a lot of people, according to Calvinism, are already doomed, can't be saved, no matter what, is that right?

Golden Chain in Romans 8: During your debate w/ James White, you told him that in Romans 8, if that was all there was in Scripture, Calvinists would have a pretty good case for Calvinism.

Calvinism & Arminianism: Do you have choice or not? Caller wishes that during the debates the were re-aired the week before that they had debated more the difference between Calvinism & Arminianism & choice.

Calvinism & God's Sovereignty: What do Calvinists think of people who are saved who are not Calvinists?

Church Father, Calvinism & Partial Preterism: I was listening to one of your lectures, you saying none of the Church Fathers believed in Calvinism, so that's a good argument that it's not correct, but, they didn't believe in Partial Preterism either, but the further we are getting away from it more people are believing it, including yourself. So why should we consider one aspect of what the Church Fathers thought, but not another?
Book of Revelation: Since the book of Revelation wasn't in the canon of Scripture for a long time after all the other books, what did they consider the book as, just a inspirational, informative book, like the book of Maccabees?

Granting Repentance & Arminian: How would an Arminian address the idea that God might Grant Repentance, which seems so go hand & glove w/ what Calvinists believe? [2 timothy 2:24-25]

Miracles in the Catholic Church: What do Protestants think the miracles that have supposedly happened in the Catholic Church, such as the Miracle of Fatima, Marian Apparitions? Does the Stigmata ever happen in the Protestant church? Do any Catholics speak in tongues like some Protestants?
Martin Luther, Predestination, Calvinism & Augustine: So if Martin Luther believed in Predestination under the influence of Augustine, does that mean Augustine believed the Calvinism doctrine?

Firstborn: Not necessarily the Firstborn in chronological order, but in status, a follow up from a discussion about JW's from the day before. [Colossians 1:15]
Calvinist & Arminianism - God's Sovereignty & Free Will: You were talking several shows back about you only writing books that fill a void in an area, so is there any books that you'd recommend on Calvinism & Arminianism & God's Sovereignty & Free will, etc?

Gospel into all the world: The gospel was just about to have been fully preached in the world in 15 years, but then there's things that might stop us, such as people backsliding, plagues, & so on.
Calvinism verses Arminianism: Was Jacobus Arminius just out of lunch or an evil person?

The Narrow Path Forum: Some very good, thought-provoking questions on that forum!
Calvinism: Caller thinks Calvinism is getting stronger & stronger in churches, & we need to be aware of it.

Sin Nature & Calvinism: Do babies go to hell when they die? [Psalms 51:5]
Presuppositional Evidence & Calvinism: Some Calvinists think having evidence to prove there is a God is heretical.

Calvinism & Dispensationalism: What is the difference between Calvinism & Dispensationalism? You used to be a Calvinist or a Dispensationalist but not anymore? [Editor's Note: I think she obviously meant Calvinism & Arminianism.]
Cyrus rebuilding the temple: 400 year gap, so the temple was still standing during King Herod's time?

Calvinism & 1 Family Member Saved: So is it complete orthodox Calvinism to think God only selected ONE member of a family & no one else?

Original Sin: So it's not only the sin nature that is transcended from Adam & Eve's sin to us, but the guilt also being transcended down as well, Calvinists believe. What is their need or want to believe that? [Romans 5:12-21]
Conditional Immortality - Annihilationism: Conditional Immortality or annihilationism seems to be related. Doesn't the death penalty cancel out the sin debt? [Romans 6:7]

Lord's Supper - Communion - Breaking Bread: How often are we supposed to take the Lord's Supper? [1 Corinthians 11:26]
Election - Predestination: Can you explain your thoughts about Election &/or Predestination?
Eternal Security: So you think people can lose their salvation?

Predestination & Free Will: Isn't Free Will & Predestination sort've contrary to each other, cancel each other out? Sort've polar opposites?

Calvinism & Arminianism: Even though a fellow Christian brother believes in one point of the Calvinism, but not the rest, that does not necessitate that he is a Calvinsit. Is that possible?
Assurance of Salvation: How do you KNOW that you are saved? [James 2:19]

Inner Witness & Being Saved & Calvinism: Sometimes I wonder if i'm saved or not because I seem to be lacking an "inner witness", & sometimes I think Calvinism is right, that only a select few, the elect, are going to be saved, & not me. Can you comment on that? [Romans 8:16]

John Calvin & Michael Servetus: Why did John Calvin have Michael Servetus burned at the stake? What is for his baptism views or the Trinity?

Augustine & Amillennialism: Is it true Amillennialism was influenced by Augustine?
Calvinism: So we have no record of Calvinism pre-Augustine?

7,000 men: How did God reserve to Himself 7,000 men who have not bow the knew to Baal? [1 Kings 19:18, Romans 11:4]
Arminianism & Semi-Pelagianism: What is the difference between Armininianism & Semi-Pelagianism?

A Different Gospel: Paul seems to make a distinction between what he says in 2 Corinthians about a different gospel than what he says Galatians. Can you tell me the difference? [Galatians 1:6-9, Corinthians 11]
Total Depravity: What is "total depravity"?

Dispensationalism & Calvinism: Is there a connection between Dispensationalism & Calvinism? Is there any danger in believing in Dispensationalism?

All Believe Justification by Faith: Even all the Reformers believed in Justification by faith, Sola Fide, isn't that true? Whether we are predestined or not, we have to have faith, & we get salvation from having faith, isn't that right? [Romans 9-11]
Names in the Book of Life from the Foundation of the World: Don't you agree that people's names are already written the Book of Life before the Foundation of the World? [Revelation 13:8, Revelation 17:8]
Election & Free Will: Our Free Will & Election are 2 separate things, because our Free Will inclines us to sin & our election brings us closer to God.

Remarks about Calvinism: Caller makes a few short comments on Calvinism as a result of the previous call.
Adam Understanding Concept of Death: Was there already forms of death in the Garden of Eden before the Fall that Adam could relate to so he knew what God was talking about when He said he'd die if he ate from the Tree of Knowledge? [Genesis 2:17]

Calvinism & Predestination: Caller disagrees that Paul is asking rhetorical questions in Romans 9-11 & Romans 6, that he's actually being literal that some will resist God's will, are predestined to do that. A long lengthy explanation of what Paul is really saying ensues. [Romans 6, Romans 9-11]

Calvinism & Election: How do I know if I'm of elect or not? I'm afraid I'm not of the elect.

Steve Extreme on Calvinism: A Calvinist listener thinks that Steve Gregg is too harsh on the system of Calvinism.

Predestination: God might have a foreknowledge of who's going to be saved, but He doesn't predestinate them to be chosen. They have to choose themselves, isn't that right? [Romans 8, Romans 9, 1 Corinthians 3:18, 1 John 3:1-3]
Calvinism & Dispensationalism: So if you believe in Calvinism, you are a Dispensationalist?
Free Will: Don't we have Free Will? If Calvinism was right, God would be taking that away, wouldn't He be?

Putting God in a Box: Even thought we don't believe in Calvinism, we can't put God in a box saying that He can't make people do what He wants, can we?
T. Austin-Sparks, Watchman & A. W. Tozer: What do you know about Sparks, watchman Less & Tozer? Did they believe in Christian mysticism?
Love the Sinner, Hate the Sinner: We hear all the time the phrase, "Love the Sinner, but hate the sin", but I wouldn't find myself able to love people who murder & rape people.
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