Calvinism notes for your visitation Bible

Calvinism

General

Is 55:6-9 – Clear distinction between the mind of god, man.

Ex 35:5,21,22,26,29 – Their own heart made them willing.

II Chron 31:14 – Free will offering.

Eze 18:32 – Created for his pleasure, but they still die.

 

Total Depravity – inability to freely believe on Jesus Christ.

I Chron 29:9,17 – They are doing by their own will

II Chron 1:10,11 – It is in solomon’s heart.

Ezra 7:10 – Ezra prepared his own heart

Is 55:6 – God commanded people to seek

Acts 10:2 – Trying to do work, so God sent a witness.

John 1:9 – Every man has some light.

Matt 23:37 – Sovereignty of man.

 

Unconditional Election – God picked, before Genesis 1, some men to heaven, some to hell for no reason.

  • Que sera, sera….
  • Fall of Adam

John 3:16 – Whosoever

John 7:17 – Any man…

John 9:31 – Any man…

John 9:32 – He was lifted up at Calvary.  This answers John 6:44.

Rom 10:13 – Whosoever…

II Pet 3:9 – Any, All…

Rev 22:17 – Whosoever will…

 

Limited Atonement – The atonement is limited to those whom God already chose before Gen 1.

  • So messed up, many Calvinists abandon it.
  • Pink: to affirm that Christ shed his blood for the sins of all mankind, is to be guilty of charging him with rebellion against the sovereign will of God…

John 1:29 – Sin of the world.

John 4:42 – Saviour of the world.

John 6:51 – for the life of the world.

John 17:9 – World has to mean world. Not just elect

Satan is the God of the world.  The god of the elect?

II Cor 5:14 – Christ died for all.

I Tim 2:4-6 – All men in vs 4 is all men of vs 1.  Not just elect in either place.

I Tim 4:10 – Saviour of all men.

Heb 2:9 – For every man.

I John 2:2 – For the sins of the whole world.

Suddenly, they become dispensational and put this truth on jews only.

I John 4:14 – Saviour of the world.

2 Pet 2:1 – Even redeemed false prophets.

  • Luke 19:10 – Are only elect, Lost?
  • Rom 5:6 – Are only elect ungodly?
  • I Tim 1:15 – Are only elect sinners?
  • I Pet 3:18 – Are only elect, unjust?

 

Irresistible Grace – God send his HS to work in the lives of people so that they will definitely and certainly be changed from evil to good people.  He does this in a sovereign and irresistible way.

  • Why has God made so many americans get saved and so few Japanese, Sudanese, and Albanians?

John 5:40 – They’ve been invited, but they won’t come.

Acts 7:51 – They resist, so did fathers.

II Tim 3:8 – Corrupt mind, reprobate because they resisted the truth.

Prov 29:1 – Sounds like God can be resisted.

Prov 1:24,25 – They refused the call of God

 

Perseverance of the Saints – Often mistaken for Eternal Security.

  • All saints will persevere.  If they don’t, they’ll return.
  • If they don’t return, they were never really saved.
  • Proof is works.
  • “The only evidence of election is effectual calling, that is, the production of holiness.
    • How much holiness is enough?
  • Great example is Lot.  Did he persevere?

I Thess 5:23 – Preserved.

II Tim 4:18 – God will preserve.

Jude 1 – Preserved in Christ.

  • Mandarin oranges.  Good not because they persevered.

 

Baptism Notes for your visitation Bible from a Bible Believer

Baptism

Their verses:

Acts 2:37-38 – Answers wrong question.

– Acts 16:30-31 – Correct question. No baptism in answer.

– Luke 5:12-14 – Defines the “for” to mean “because of” not “in order to get”.

– This is early in Acts to the Jews.

– Christians get Holy Ghost in Gal 3:14.

John 3:5 – Defined in vs 6. Water is first birth. Spirit is second birth.

– New birth conditioned on John 1:12.

Mark 16:16 – Belief is condition. “Unbaptism” does not send a man to hell.

I Pet 3:21 – It’s a figure, not the real salvation.

– James 1:21 – Saved by words not water.

Acts 22:16 – He’s already a brother (vs 13) and he’s accepted Christ (vs 7-10)

Seven Baptisms – Matt 3:11

1. I Cor 10:2 – Baptism of Moses.

2. John 1:26 – Baptism of John.

3. Matt 20:22 – Suffering.

4. Acts 2:38 – Jewish after crucifixion.

5. Acts 8:36-38 – Gentiles in church.

6. I Cor 12:13 – Spirit.

7. Rev 20:15 – “Fire” of Matt 3:11.

Baptism is not necessary for salvation.

I Cor 9:22,23 – Paul wanted people to be saved.

I Cor 1:14-17 – But didn’t go out with the intent to baptize. Baptism not in the gospel.

I Cor 15:3,4 – Gospel defined. No baptism.

I Cor 4:15 – Born again through the gospel. Not baptism.

Luke 23:42,43 – Example of salvation without baptism.