|Thomas Watson, the Puritan|
FREE WILL vs. THE BIBLE
By Reg Barrow
"Free will" is displayed by "Arminianism teaches" below.
Arminianism teaches: "... in addition to many since presumed were being ordained to be able to endless life."THE bible TEACHES: "AND AS MANY AS WERE ORDAINED TO ETERNAL LIFE BELIEVED." (Acts 13:48)
Arminianism teaches: "For the majority is called, but very few choose."THE bible TEACHES: "FOR MANY ARE CALLED, BUT FEW ARE CHOSEN." (Matt. 22:14)
Arminianism teaches: "Make your current determination with regard to Christ."THE bible TEACHES: "All elements are shipped on to my family of my own Father: and no man knoweth that Son, but the Father; none knoweth almost any man this Father, save the actual Son, and they to whomsoever the particular Son will reveal him." (Matt. 11:27)
Arminianism teaches: "I accepted Jesus since my own particular saviour."THE bible TEACHES: "Ye haven't preferred me, although I have chosen an individual (John 15:16). Also: But when the item happy God, exactly who separated myself through my mother's womb, in addition to called me through their grace, in order to reveal his Son around me." (Paul's testimony within Galatians 1:15,16)
Arminianism teaches: "God cannot help you save until a person make it possible for him, it can be ones choice."THE bible TEACHES: "So then it isn't regarding your ex this willeth, nor of your pet this runneth, but of God which sheweth mercy...Therefore hath he / she mercy with to whom when called he'll have mercy, and also whom he will this individual hardeneth." (Romans 9:16, 18).
Arminianism teaches: "God loves anyone and features a terrific strategy on your life."THE BIBLE TEACHES: "(For in this way getting not however born, neither having done give or perhaps evil, how the intent behind God based on election could stand, not of works, nevertheless regarding him of which calleth:) It was said on to her, The elder shall serve that younger. As it truly is written, Jacob have I treasured nevertheless Esau have I hated." (Rom. 9:11-13).
Arminianism teaches: "God desires every person to be saved."THE BIBLE TEACHES: "And he / she reported unto them, Unto people it's given to find out this puzzle from the kingdom with God: but unto these people which might be without, these issues are accomplished with parables: That seeing they might see, and never perceive; plus listening to they will hear, and not understand..." (Mark 4:11,12).
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