A comparison of Arminianism and Calvinism first looks at the Calvinist doctrine of total depravity in contrast to the Arminian doctrine of free will.
Michael Horton, in his book, Christless Christianity: The Alternative Gospel of the American Church makes the assertion that Pelagianism is the “default setting” of the human heart. I can practically see your eyes glossing over right now. Let me give you a little background. Pelagius was a British Monk (c. 354-after 418) who thought that […]
Dr. Sinclair Ferguson, former professor of systematic theology at Westminister Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, says we need to be careful not to denigrate our Lord with Santa Claus Christology. Santa Christ is sometimes a Pelagian Jesus. Like Santa, he simply asks us whether we have been good. More exactly, since the assumption is that we […]