Thoughts on Predestination

John Calvin (1509-1564) was a French theologian, church reformer, humanist, and pastor, whom Protestant denominations in the Reformed tradition regard as a major formulator of their beliefs. He was also a contemporary of Martin Luther. This article addresses his most famous doctrine, Predestination. Predestination finds its roots in John Calvin’s interpretations of Romans 8:29 and Epesians…

Suffering: Job or Jonah?

Examine yourselves to see whether you be of the faith  – 2 Corinthians 13:5 KJV There is this tendency amongst believers to judge a person’s spiritual condition by their physical circumstances. For example, we tend to assume that a man who enjoys a general state of happiness must be in God’s favor. Some of us…