Friday, 28 July 2017

What Paul Was Doing

When Paul spoke about predestination and election, in Romans, he wasn't sitting at the table with Calvinists when they debated Arminians in the 16th century - he was using the terms in a polemical way against the ideas of the Judaizers, and in an assuring way to the Church - and all as a basis for his appeal to unity in the Church across the Gentile/Jew 'barrier'. 

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