The Objections of Rome to the Reformation A main objection of Rome to the Reformation was that Luther had gone too far. By teaching that a person is justified by faith alone, apart from good works, apart from keeping the sacraments, Rome felt other Biblical truth were violated. The book of James clearly teaches the … Continue reading This is the Faith Which Saves
Theology is different from religion for theology starts with God, and moves to anthropology, or the study of man. Religion starts with anthropology, or man, and moves to God. The study of religion is the study of human behavior such as prayer, sacrifice, and ethics. Exodus 32 tells the tragic story of a man made … Continue reading Reformed Theology Defined
“Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness” (Titus 1:1). After reading one of the 17 verses in the Authorized Bible that uses the word eklektos (ek-lek-tos'), which means, to “select” (by implication, favorite), it … Continue reading Why is the Doctrine of Election so Emotional?
An event took place in 1618, just prior to the Pilgrim’s landing on the shores of New England having come across the ocean on the Mayflower. The Synod of Dordt (1618-1619), was held in order to settle controversy in the Dutch churches initiated by the rise of Arminianism, a system of theology based on the … Continue reading The Remonstrance