Responding to Supernatural Part II: Free Will

Introduction: It is imperative one reads the first blog of this series prior to continuing in order to understand my heart and purpose. In that blog responding to Heiser’s book, I covered the issue of sovereignty (God’s decree and plan.) In this blog, I will focus on the other issue Dr. Heiser regularly brought up: free will. The Bondage of the Will: In the debate … Continue reading Responding to Supernatural Part II: Free Will

Free-Will Destroys Free-Will

A must read for all Calvinists is the book “No Place for Sovereignty” by R.K. McGregor Wright. It is one of the best reads on reformed theology I have read thus far, even considering The Potter’s Freedom by Dr. White. In his book, Wright demonstrates a fundamental flaw with Arminianism’s idea of free-will, and how it actually destroys the very concept it tries to protect. … Continue reading Free-Will Destroys Free-Will

Teeth Brushing and Bug Stomping

As Christians, we must not favor philosophical over Biblical exegesis. Typically during in-house debates with fellow Christian brothers I try to not make my arguments philosophical in nature, but exegetical. I want to ground theology in what Scripture reveals. Recently a presenter made a philosophical argument against an eternal decree by claiming that a decree before time forces one to accept “difficulty in making prayers … Continue reading Teeth Brushing and Bug Stomping