The Bible & Free Will In Salvation (Calvinism, Arminianism & Pelagianism)
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FREE WILL IN THE BIBLE by DR. REG BARROW
"Free will" is represented by "Arminianism teaches".
Arminianism teaches: "... and as many as believed were ordained to eternal life."
THE BIBLE TEACHES: "AND AS MANY AS WERE ORDAINED TO ETERNAL LIFE BELIEVED." (Acts 13:48)
Arminianism teaches: "For many are called, but few choose."
THE BIBLE TEACHES: "FOR MANY ARE CALLED, BUT FEW ARE CHOSEN." (Matt. 22:14)
Arminianism teaches: "Make your decision for Christ."
THE BIBLE TEACHES: "All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him." (Matt. 11:27)
Arminianism teaches: "I accepted Jesus as my personal savior."
THE BIBLE TEACHES: "Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you" (John 15:16). Also: "But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me." (Paul's testimony in Galatians 1:15,16)
Arminianism teaches: "God can't save you unless you let him, it is your choice."
THE BIBLE TEACHES: "So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy...Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth." (Romans 9:16, 18).
Arminianism teaches: "God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life."
THE BIBLE TEACHES: "(For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth:) It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. As it is written, Jacob have I loved but Esau have I hated." (Rom. 9:11-13).
Arminianism teaches: "God wants everyone to be saved."
THE BIBLE TEACHES: "And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables: That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand." (Mark 4:11,12).
ADDITIONAL RELATED BIBLE VERSES
Which were born, not of blood,
nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God (John 1:13).
his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures (James 1:18).
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us:
whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul (Acts 16:14).
The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water:
he turneth it whithersoever he will (Prov. 21:1).
For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that showeth mercy (Rom. 9:15-16).
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: According as
he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved... In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will (Eph. 1:3-6, 9).
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Charles Spurgeon and Martin Luther On Free Will
"I will go as far as Martin Luther, in that strong assertion of his, where he says, 'If any man doth ascribe of salvation, even the very least, to the free will of man, he knoweth nothing of grace, and he hath not learnt Jesus Christ aright.' It may seem a harsh sentiment; but he who in his soul believes that man does of his own free will turn to God, cannot have been taught of God, for that is one of the first principles taught us when God begins with us, that we have neither will nor power, but that He gives both; that he is 'Alpha and Omega' in the salvation of men."
- Charles Spurgeon, Sermons, Vol. 1, p. 395, Free Will A Slave (1855), emphases added.
"So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy." - Romans 9:16
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Predestination and Free Will (1 of 2) by Brian Borgman (Free MP3)
Predestination and Free Will (2 of 2) by Brian Borgman (Free MP3)
Harmonizing Predestination and Human Freedom - With Comments on Jonathan Edwards' Freedom of the Will by Dr. Steven Dilday (Free MP3)
ROME'S GREAT SECRET: FREE WILL
by Dr. Reg Barrow
How things have changed! In 1563 the Council of Trent (an avowed standard of Popery) asserted: "If any one shall affirm, that man's free will, moved and excited by God, does not by consenting, co-operate with God, the mover and exciter, so as to prepare and dispose itself for the attainment of justification; if moreover, anyone shall say, that the human will cannot refuse complying, if it pleases; but that it is unactive, and merely passive, let such an one be ACCURSED! If anyone shall affirm, that since the fall of Adam, man's freewill is lost and extinguished; having title only, yea a name, without a thing, and a fiction introduced by Satan into the Church; let such an one be ACCURSED!" (cited from p. 139 of The Sovereignty of God by A.W. Pink)
More simply put, should anyone assert that man DOES NOT have a free will, let such an one be damned as a heretic! The seriousness and force of this statement, from the Vatican of that day, can easily be illustrated. For, for this cause, William Tyndale (as well as many others among the courageous reformers of the sixteenth century) were burned at the stake (cf. pp. 166-167, God's Outlaw: The Story of William Tyndale and the English Bible by Brian Edwards).
Martin Luther clearly saw the issue of free will as the primary cause of his separation from Rome. In his book, The Bondage of the Will, Luther replied to the Romanist Erasmus and his diatribe The Freedom of the Will. Though disagreeing with just about everything else Erasmus wrote, Luther commended Erasmus for at least recognizing the crux of the matter at issue between Rome and the Bible believers, the debate over "free will." In this regard Luther said, "that unlike all the rest, you alone have attacked the real issue, the essence of the matter in dispute," -- i.e. man's so-called "free-will."
As opposed to the Roman Catholic/Arminian view on free will, we find the Biblical doctrine summed up, on pages 52-53, of the Westminster Confession of Faith, (Ch. 9, sec. 3 and 4, 1647 edition reprinted by Free Presbyterian Publications) "Man by his fall into a state of sin, hath wholly lost all ability of will to any spiritual good accompanying salvation (Rom. 5:6, 8:7, Jn 15:5), so as a natural man, being altogether averse from that good (Rom. 3:10-22), and dead in sin (Eph. 2:1, Col. 2:13), is not able by his own strength, to convert himself, or to prepare himself thereunto (Jn 6:44, 65, Eph. 2:2-5, 14, Titus 3:13). When God converts a sinner, and translates him into the state of grace, he freeth him from his natural bondage under sin (Col. 1:13, Jn. 8:34-36) and by his grace alone enables him freely to will and to do that which is spiritually good (Phil. 2:13, Rom. 6:18, 22), yet so as that by reason of his remaining corruption, he doth not perfectly nor only will that which is good, but doth also will that which is evil (Gal. 5:17, Rom. 7:15-23).
Two opposing and irreconcilable views have been placed before you today and only one question remains, Who do you stand with? The Bible, Christ, His prophets, Reformers, martyrs, Puritans, etc., (against man's free will) or with the Roman Catholic (Papal Antichrist) and Arminian teachings and traditions of men (for fictional "free will")? (Jn. 10:3, 27, Matt. 15:7-14, 16:6-12).
For further study see Jn. 1:13 and Rom. 9:16. In John 15:16 you will notice: "many are called" (that is the outward call, through preaching, etc.) but few chose? oh no, the scripture reads: "few are chosen," that is, chosen of God's will, receiving the inward effectual call and enablement of the Holy Spirit (Psalm 110:3), as they are predestined to (Rom. 8:29-30).
In light of the short study above, it is easy to see how a lack of doctrinal and historical study is leading many into serious compromise with the false ecumenical apostasy espoused by Rome and other deviant beliefs. In this area, many "Protestants," even now, bow down to Rome's humanistic, anti-Christian, idol of free will (including Norman Geisler, Dave Hunt, William Lane Craig and a host of others). May God grant the "free-willers" repentance (2 Tim. 2:24-26) and give you the strength to remain faithful to His word!
"Let all the 'free-will' in the world do all it can with all its strength; it will never give rise to a single instance of ability to avoid being hardened if God does not give the Spirit, or of meriting mercy if it is left to its own strength." - Martin Luther, The Bondage of the Will, p. 202
"The Papists... hold that man, through his own free will, returns to God; and on this point is our greatest contest with them at this day." - John Calvin, Commentary on Jeremiah (Jeremiah 31:19)
"Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God." - John 1:13
"Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father." - John 6:65
"There is no such a thing as preaching Christ and him crucified unless you preach what is now-a-days called Calvinism. I have my own ideas, and those I state boldly. It is a nickname to call it Calvinism; Calvinism is the gospel, and nothing else."
- Charles Spurgeon,
The New Park Street Pulpit, Vol. 1 (1856), emphases added
The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther and Other Reformers (Free MP3s, Books, Videos, Kindle, etc.)
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A Jesuit: "Now we have planted the Sovereign Drug Arminianism, OUR FOUNDATION IS ARMINIANISM." - Arminianism Another Gospel
"A man's free will cannot cure him even of the toothache, or a sore finger; and yet he madly thinks it is in its power to cure his soul." - Augustus Toplady
Free will is "corrupted nature's deformed darling, the Pallas or beloved self-conception of darkened minds." - John Owen, Works, Vol. 10, p. 150
"The word 'freewill' (as also 'self-determining power' [autexousiou] used by the Greek Fathers) does not occur in Scripture... 1 Cor. 7:37 does not mean freedom of the will." - Francis Turretin
The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther (Free Book Online)
"This book is most needful at the present day. The teachings of many so-called Protestants are more in accordance with the Dogmas of the Papists, or the ideas of Erasmus, than with the Principles of the Reformers; they are more in harmony with the Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent than with any Protestant or Reformed Confessions of Faith. If the Lord should be pleased to open the eyes and understanding of some of these so-called Protestants to whom I have referred-through the perusal of this work of the great Reformer -- Luther -- enabling them to see that they are at present believing and teaching awful delusions contrary to the Word of God, and the Protestant Reformed Religion, and causing them to return to The Old Paths, the labours of "THE SOVEREIGN GRACE UNION" will not have been in vain. " - Henry Atherton's Preface to Martin Luther's The Bondage of the Will
The Bondage of the Will #1 by Martin Luther (Luther's Most Important Book) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
Luther recognized this book as his most important work and even said that if all his other books perished, he would hope that this one, along with his Small Catechism, would be the only ones to remain. This is one of the most important books of the early Reformation, for it deals with what Luther saw to be the heart of the Gospel. Luther here refutes the Romish notion of 'free will' in man and upholds the absolute sovereignty of God in the salvation of sinners -- as well as justification by faith alone. Luther clearly saw the issue of free will as the primary cause of his separation from Rome. In this book he replied to the Roman Catholic scholar, Erasmus, and his diatribe The Freedom of the Will. Though disagreeing with just about everything else Erasmus wrote, Luther commended Erasmus for recognizing the crux of the matter at issue between Rome and the Bible believers, the debate over 'free will.' In this regard Luther wrote, "that unlike all the rest, you alone have attacked the real issue, the essence of the matter in dispute (i.e. man's so-called 'free-will' - ed.)... You and you alone saw, what was the grand hinge upon which the whole turned, and therefore you attacked the vital part at once; for which, from my heart, I thank you."
The Bondage of the Will #2 (Luther Gives Extensive Treatment To What He Saw As The Heart Of The Gospel) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #3 (Fundamentals To An Understanding Of The Primary Doctrines Of The Reformation) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #4 (This Is The Greatest Piece Of Writing That Came From Martin Luther's Pen) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #5 (Martin Luther Recognized This Book As His Most Important Work Of Writing And Theology) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #6 (Refuting the Roman Catholic Notion Of Free Will and Upholding the Sovereignty of God) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #7 (Luther Saw The Heresy Of Free Will As Grounds For Separation) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #8 (Offered Mercy of God Contrasted With the Secret Will of God) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #9 (What We Cannot Do Ourselves Can Be Done In Us By God) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #10 (Diatribe Twists the Words of Divine Purpose & Declaration) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #11 (Wicked Man Cannot But Err & Sin, According to His Nature) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will #12 (We Cannot Do Anything Ourselves, But By God's Omnipotence) by Martin Luther (Free MP3)
The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther (Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, etc.)
The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther (at Google Books)
The Bondage and Liberation of the Will, The: A Defence of the Orthodox Doctrine of Human Choice against Pighius (Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought) by John Calvin (Paperback and Kindle)
This volume provides Calvin's fullest treatment of the relationship between the grace of God and the free will of humans. It offers insight into Calvin's interpretations of the church fathers, especially Augustine, on the topics of grace and free will and contains Calvin's answer to Pighius's objection that preaching is unnecessary if salvation is by grace alone. This important work, edited by renowned scholar A.N.S. Lane, contains material not found elsewhere in Calvin's writings and will be required reading for students of Calvin and the Protestant Reformation.
The Bondage and Liberation of the Will, The: A Defence of the Orthodox Doctrine of Human Choice against Pighius (Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought) by John Calvin (Google Books)
"CANON V. If any one saith, that, since Adam's sin, the free will of man is lost and extinguished; or, that it is a thing with only a name, yea a name without a reality, a figment, in fine, introduced into the Church by Satan; let him be anathema." - The (Roman Catholic) Council of Trent: Canons on Justification
Free Will - A Slave by Charles Spurgeon (Free MP3)
God's Will and Man's Will by Charles Spurgeon (Free Online Sermon)
Institutes of the Christian Religion #9 (Through the Fall and Revolt of Adam, The Whole Human Race Made Accursed and Degenerate) by John Calvin (Free MP3)
Institutes of the Christian Religion #10 (Man Now Deprived of Freedom of Will, and Miserably Enslaved) by John Calvin (Free MP3)
Institutes of the Christian Religion #11 (Everything Proceeding From the Corrupt Nature of Man Damnable) by John Calvin (Free MP3)
Institutes of the Christian Religion #12 (Free Will Refuted & How God Works in the Heart Regarding Salvation and Sanctification by John Calvin (Free MP3)
Institutes of the Christian Religion #13 (Free Will Refuted, Redemption For Man, The Law Given, etc.) by John Calvin (Free MP3)
Man Now Deprived of Freedom of Will, and Miserably Enslaved by John Calvin (Book 2 Section 2 of Calvin's Institutes, Free Online Text)
Refutation of the Objections Commonly Put Forward in Defense of Free Will by John Calvin (Book 2 Section 5 of Calvin's Institutes, Free Online Text)
Arminianism Agrees With Roman Catholicism And Calvinism Agrees With The Bible by Richard Bennett (Free MP3)
The section on Calvinism and Arminianism, in this testimony from a former Roman Catholic priest, who is now a Calvinist, is very telling - demonstrating how Arminianism was a stumbling block to his salvation, because of the Arminianism heresy's close affinity with Roman Catholic heresy (both systems of thought, Arminianism and Romanism, teaching, as they do, what is completely contrary to Scripture regarding man's will).
Man's Free Will: The Errors Of Arminianism, Pelagianism, Romanism And Humanism Vs. The Truth Of Calvinism by Dr. Ferrell Griswold (Free MP3)
Does Man Have a Free Will? Free and Sovereign Grace In the Salvation of Sinners with Notes On Free Agency by Dr. Ferrell Griswold (Free MP3)
Will Before and After the Fall - Bondage of the Will (Historical Theology Vol. 1, #27) by William Cunningham (Free MP3)
Objections to the Doctrine of Bondage of the Will (Historical Theology Vol. 1, #28) ) by William Cunningham (Free MP3)
The Will in Regeneration and God's Providence (Historical Theology Vol. 1, #29) by William Cunningham (Free MP3)
Puritan Sermons 1659-89 Vol. 5 #9 (1 of 2): The Misery of Man's Estate by Nature by Stephen Watkins (Cripplegate Exercises) (Free MP3)
Puritan Sermons 1659-89 Vol. 5 #10 (2 of 2): The Misery of Man's Estate by Nature by Stephen Watkins (Cripplegate Exercises) (Free MP3)
Eleven (11) Reasons to Reject Libertarian Free Will. A critique of "Why I am not a Calvinist" by Jerry Walls and Joseph Dongell by John W. Hendryx of Monergism Books (Web, Text)
The Myth of Free Will by Pastor Walter Chantry (Free MP3)
Freedom of Will: A Careful And Strict Inquiry Into The Prevailing Notions - Jonathan Edwards On Calvinism & Predestination (41 Free MP3s)
A CAREFUL AND STRICT INQUIRY INTO THE MODERN PREVAILING NOTIONS OF THAT FREEDOM OF THE WILL, WHICH IS SUPPOSED TO BE ESSENTIAL TO MORAL AGENCY, VIRTUE AND VICE REWARD AND PUNISHMENT, PRAISE AND BLAME by JONATHAN EDWARDS (Free Book Online)
The Sovereignty of God, Predestination And The Will Of God by W.J. Mencarow (Free MP3)
Doctrine of Grace: 'Man's Will' (10 of 38) by Pastor Jeff Pollard (Free MP3)
ARMINIANISM ANOTHER GOSPEL: JOHN CALVIN, CHARLES SPURGEON, JONATHAN EDWARDS, JOHN OWEN, SAMUEL RUTHERFORD AND OTHER CALVINISTS REFUTING THE HERESY OF ARMINIANISM. THE FALSE TEACHING OF JOHN WESLEY, D.L. MOODY, BILLY GRAHAM, DAVE HUNT AND OTHER ARMINIANS ALSO REFUTED (FREE BOOK & FREE MP3s)
A Display of Arminianism by John Owen (Free Online Book)
Do God's Commands Imply the Ability to Obey? Quotes from Martin Luther
"Luther's Bondage of the Will is one of the most important books ever written. It is also a delightful read. l I found myself underlining choice quotes on almost every other page. I hope you find the following quotes to be as beneficial as I did. For context, Luther, is responding to some of Erasmus' assertions in support of man's natural moral ability to obey the gospel. Erasmus presupposed that all of God's commands to obey proved that we had the "free-will" or moral ability to do so. Erasmus would often ask, "if we can do nothing, what is the purpose of all the laws, precepts, threats and promises in the Bible? All these precepts are useless if nothing is attributed to the human will. If it is not in the power of every man to keep what is commanded, all the exhortations of Scripture are of necessity useless," Erasmus would say. Luther responded by saying Paul gives the answer: 'by the law is the knowledge of sin'. With great wit and irony exposes why free will is an erroneous, unscriptural doctrine which, ultimately, undermines the gospel itself. Erasmus would continue to show Luther the commands of Scripture in an attempt to prove man had the native ability to believe the gospel on his own. But as Dr. Luther said to Erasmus, "when you are finished with all your commands and exhortations ... I'll write Romans.3:20 over the top of it all" ("...through the law comes knowledge of sin."). In other words, the commands exist to show, not our moral ability, but our inability. This includes God's command of all men everywhere to repent and believe the gospel, an impossible act of will apart from a supernatural work of the Holy Spirit uniting us to Christ... so that in so far as the will is good at all, it is so from God, not from ourselves." - Monergism.com
The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther (eBook: Kindle (.mobi) or ePub)
The Need for Grace Does Away with Free Will Altogether (eBook: Kindle (.mobi) or ePub) Edited by John Hendryx
Contributors include Augustine, Martin Luther, John Calvin, Jonathan Edwards, B. B. Warfield, A. A. Hodge, John Murray, Augustus Toplady, Wilhelmus à Brakel, C. H. Spurgeon, R. L. Dabney, A. W. Pink, Stephen Charnock, George Whitefield, Horatius Bonar, John Gill and more.
The Freedom of the Will by Jonathan (eBook: Kindle (.mobi) or ePub)
Compatibilism at Monergism.com
Free Will and the Bondage of the Will at Monergism.com
"In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will." - Ephesians 1:11
A Jesuit: "Now we have planted the Sovereign Drug Arminianism, OUR FOUNDATION IS ARMINIANISM." - Arminianism Another Gospel (Free MP3 & PDF)
Rous: "Arminianism is the very essence of Popery." - Arminianism Another Gospel (Free MP3 & PDF)
Charles Spurgeon: "What is the heresy of Rome, but the addition of something to the perfect merits of Jesus Christ--the bringing in of the works of the flesh, to assist in our justification? And what is the heresy of Arminianism but the addition of something to the work of the Redeemer? Every heresy, if brought to the touchstone, will discover itself here." - A Defense of Calvinism, emphases added (sermon below)
"All the sects which have sprung up in these latter times Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists, Pentecostalists, Mormons, Christadelphians, Cooneyites, etc., have all in common, the fatal lie of free willism. It is Satan's sovereign drug, which causes the soul to sleep in delusion, and the end of such delusion is death." - Arminianism Another Gospel (Free MP3 & PDF)
"The system of doctrine known as Arminianism is heresy. It is an offshoot from Pelagianism and Semi-Pelagianism. It has been adversely affecting the church and its doctrine for over 250 years. Men like Finney and Wesley, being the charismatic personalities they were, propagated the doctrine and resurrected the Pelagian error from the pit of hell once again to persecute the church of Christ. Today's Arminians are not necessarily the same caliber as those of old. Historic Arminianism is altogether heretical. However, contemporary Arminianism is often confusing; it melds together a number of different theological ideas to come up with a theological 'soup'." - Dr. C. Matthew McMahon, A Puritan's Mind
Scroll down for links to many free and discounted MP3s, books and videos refuting the heresy of Arminianism. Many of the Reformation resources noted below, against the heresy of Arminianism, and for the biblical truth of Calvinism, are on the Puritan Hard Drive, along with thousands of additional Reformation resources on these and related topics. For example, there are 1,840 books, MP3s and videos under the category "Calvinism and the Sovereignty of God" on the Puritan Hard Drive.
FREE REFORMATION RESOURCES (MP3s, BOOKS, VIDEOS, ETC.) REFUTING THE HERESY OF ARMINIANISM
Arminianism: Another Gospel (1 of 2) John Wesley, D.L. Moody, Billy Graham, Refuted, Quotes By John Calvin, Charles Spurgeon, Jonathan Edwards, John Owen, Samuel Rutherford, et al. (Free MP3s and PDF Book)
"During the Arminian regime of Archbishop Laud, the persecutor of the Puritans and the Covenanters, zealous Arminians were promoted to the best bishoprics. A famous letter written by a Jesuit to the Rector of Brussels and endorsed by Laud himself was found in his study at Lambeth. A copy of this letter was found among the papers of a society of priests and Jesuits at Clerkenwell in 1627. The following is an extract: 'Now we have planted the Sovereign Drug Arminianism which we hope will purge the Protestants from their heresy; and it flourisheth and beareth fruit in due season. I am at this time transported with joy to see how happily all instruments and means, as well as great or smaller, cooperate with our purposes. But to return to the main fabric: OUR FOUNDATION IS ARMINIANISM.' (S.G.U. Publication No. 173, p. 142)."
Arminianism: Another Gospel (2 of 2) John Wesley, D.L. Moody, Billy Graham, Refuted, Quotes By John Calvin, Charles Spurgeon, Jonathan Edwards, John Owen, Samuel Rutherford, et al. (Free MP3s and PDF Book)
"By those who dislike controversy, it is often alleged that Arminianism and Calvinism only differ in respect of the fact that while the former chiefly stresses man's responsibility, the latter lays all the weight upon Divine Sovereignty. This is not a correct presentation of the facts. The Arminian does indeed stress man's responsibility to the exclusion of the sovereignty of God, and this is a fruitful cause of more than one error. The man, on the other hand, who stresses the sovereignty of God to the exclusion of man's responsibility is a hyper-Calvinist and is in error on this aspect of truth just as surely as the Arminian. The true Calvinist lays stress on both doctrines as they are unfolded in the inspired and infallible Word of God. ... Arminianism appears as the gospel of Christ, but in reality is 'another gospel.' It is a heresy, deadly and soul-ruining, and all the more so because subtle, plausible, and popular. "It is a scheme," in the words of Dr. Cunningham, the renowned theologian, "for dividing or partitioning the salvation of sinners between God and sinners themselves, instead of ascribing it as the Bible does, to the sovereign grace of God, the perfect and all-sufficient work of Christ, and the efficacious and omnipotent operation of the Holy Spirit."
Arminianism Thoroughly Refuted (Hundreds of Free Calvinist Resources)
Arminianism: The Road to Rome by Augustus Toplady (Reformation History Notes #1, text on the Web)
Arminianism: The Road to Rome! by Augustus Toplady
(Free MP3 and PDF exposing the Jesuits, the Papacy, John Wesley, the Anabaptists, etc., As Enemies To Biblical Truth, Which Is Some Time Nicknamed "Calvinism".)
Arminianism Agrees With Roman Catholicism And Calvinism Agrees With The Bible by Richard Bennett
(Free MP3 by a former Roman Catholic priest who is now a Calvinist! The section on Arminianism is part way into this message.)
ARMINIANISM IS THE SOUL OF POPERY (Roman Catholicism, Arminian free-will, Transubstantiation, etc.)
"That Arminianism is the soul of Popery, every one knows that has studied the subject."
ARMINIANISM: THE SPAWN OF POPERY, THE LAST AND GREATEST MONSTER OF THE MAN OF SIN, THE MYSTERY OF THE MYSTERY OF INIQUITY, THE VERY QUINTESSENCE OF EQUIVOCATION, THE POPE'S CABINET, THE VERY ESSENCE OF POPERY
(Arminianism appears as the gospel of Christ, but in reality is 'another gospel.' It is a heresy, deadly and soul ruining, and all the more so because subtle, plausible, and popular. "It is a scheme," in the words of Dr. Cunningham, the renowned theologian, "for dividing or partitioning the salvation of sinners between God and sinners themselves, instead of ascribing it as the Bible does, to the sovereign grace of God, the perfect and all-sufficient work of Christ, and the efficacious and omnipotent operation of the Holy Spirit." Arminianism is the very essence of Popery.)
ARMINIAN PERSECUTION OF CALVINISTS, COVENANTERS AND PURITANS: EXAMPLES IN HISTORY OF HOW ARMINIANISM'S (JESUIT, ROMAN CATHOLIC, EPISCOPAL, PAPAL ANTICHRIST) RAGE AGAINST CALVINISM LED TO THE IMPRISONMENT, TORTURE, EXILE, AND MARTYRDOM OF FAITHFUL CHRISTIANS
The Counter Reformation: "Free" Will by James White (on YouTube)
More on the Jesuit/Roman Catholic connection to "free will" and Arminianism.
Roman Catholic Counter Reformation, Antichrist, Dispensationalism, Jesuits, Islam, etc. by Richard Bennett
(Free MP3 by a former Roman Catholic priest who knows the connection between Arminianism and the Jesuits/Romanism.)
The History of Calvinism: on Augustine, Pelagius, Monergism, Synergism, the Reformation, Synod of Dort, Arminianism, the Five Points of Calvinism by Phil Johnson (Free MP3)
MARTIN LUTHER AGAINST ARMINIANISM IN PROMOTING THE FALL OF THE ROMISH ANTICHRIST (THE PAPACY)
ARMINIANISM IS HERESY (ARMINIANS, PELAGIANISM, SEMI-PELAGIANISM, CHARLES FINNEY, JOHN WESLEY ...)
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Predestination, Unconditional Election, Reprobation, Evangelism, the Free Offer of the Gospel, Arminian Objections Answered, Some History of Reformed Thought, etc. (1 of 2) by Dr. Joel Beeke
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Calvinism, or the Sovereignty of God, in Worship (Free Online Books Against Arminianism In Worship)
Arminianism Refuted at A Puritan's Mind Web site
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The Bondage of the Will (12 free MP3s. Martin Luther's major Reformation response to On the Freedom of the Will by the Roman Catholic Erasmus)
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The Sovereignty of God by Al Martin (17 Free MP3s)
A Defense of Calvinism by Charles Spurgeon (Free MP3)
Free Will -- A Slave by Charles Spurgeon (Free MP3)
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The Ultimate Conspiracy - Dave Hunt and the Jesuit Attempt to Hijack the Christian Faith by Michael Bunker
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Arminian (Arminianism) Doctrine is of the Church of Rome, as Defined by the Council of Trent by William Cunningham
An Antidote Against Arminianism Or A Treatise to Enervate and Confute All The Five Points Of It by Christopher Ness (Free online book)
"As blessed Athanasius sighed out in his day, 'The world is overrun with Arianism; so it is the sad sigh of our present times, the Christian world is overrun, yea, overwhelmed with the flood of Arminianism; which cometh as it were, out of the mouth of the serpent, that he might cause the woman (the Church) to be carried away of the flood thereof.' [Rev. 12.15.]")
Arminianism by Augustus Toplady
Foundation For Reformation: The Regulative Principle Of Worship by Greg Price (the Sovereignty of God in Worship) Against Arminianism in Worship.
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THE DOCTRINE OF ABSOLUTE PREDESTINATION BY JEROME ZANCHIUS (SWRB AUDIO BOOK OF 10 FREE MP3s)
JOHN WESLEY'S SHAMEFUL PERSECUTION OF AUGUSTUS TOPLADY - ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF ARMINIAN HATRED FOR THE TRUTH AND THOSE PREACHING THE TRUTH -- WHICH IS COMMONLY NICKNAMED "CALVINISM"
"For the nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish; yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted." (Isaiah 60:12)
There are 1,840 books, MP3s and videos on the Puritan Hard Drive under the category "Calvinism and the Sovereignty of God."
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The Sovereignty of God (1 of 11) by A.W. Pink (Free MP3)
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A search, using the Master Search Index, on the Puritan Hard Drive, for the word "sovereignty" produces 7,849 results in 866 books. All these results are also shown in the context of one line and with one click, on any of these lines, you are taken to the right book, on the right page, with your search term highlighted.
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The Sovereignty of God by Al Martin (17 Free MP3s)
The Sovereignty of God in Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Floods, Tornados, Hurricanes, etc. by Greg Price (Free MP3)
Omniscience, Sovereignty, Foreknowledge (Existence & Attributes of God, Vol. 1, #29) by Stephen Charnock (Free MP3)
Existence & Attributes of God (Vol. 2) 34 Absolute Sovereignty Of God In Salvation (Love To The Elect) & Sanctification/Holiness by Stephen Charnock (Free MP3)
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The Doctrine of Absolute Predestination by Jerome Zanchius (Free MP3 Audio Book From Still Waters Revival Books)
The Attributes of God #6 The Sovereignty Of God (None Can Thwart or Hinder Him) by A.W. Pink (Free MP3)
God's Absolute Sovereignty (Classic Reformation Calvinism) by Greg Price (Free MP3)
Arminianism: Another Gospel (1 of 2) - Wesley, Moody, Billy Graham, Quotes By Calvin, Spurgeon, Edwards, Owen, Rutherford, et al. (Free MP3 and PDF from SWRB)
Arminianism: Another Gospel (2 of 2) - Wesley, Moody, Billy Graham, Quotes By Calvin, Spurgeon, Edwards, Owen, Rutherford, et al. (Free MP3 and PDF from SWRB)
Election, Reprobation & Predestination In The Reformed Creeds & Confessions - Refuting The Heresies Of Arminianism & Pelagianism by Dr. Matthew McMahon (Free MP3)
The Existence and Attributes of God by Stephen Charnock (78 free MP3s from SWRB)
The Existence and Attributes of God by Stephen Charnock (Kindle)
The Existence and Attributes of God by Stephen Charnock (Web, Volume 1)
The Existence and Attributes of God by Stephen Charnock (Web, Volume 2)
The Existence and Attributes of God by Stephen Charnock (Solid Ground Christian Books)
The Existence and Attributes of God by Stephen Charnock (Amazon, Paperback)
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The Attributes of God by Arthur W. Pink - Solid Ground Christian Books (Paperback)
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"And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it." (Isa. 2:2)
There are 63 Reformation resources, on the Puritan Hard Drive, with the word "sovereignty" in the title.
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Almost all of the Reformation resources noted below, on Gods' sovereignty and Calvinism, are on the Puritan Hard Drive, along with thousands more on these topics.
A Crook in the Lot, The Sovereignty of God in the Trials, Tribulations & Troubles of This Life by Thomas Boston
God's Sovereignty, A Practical Discourse (1673, 1831 edition) by Elisha Coles
Spurgeon's Sovereign Grace Sermons by Charles Spurgeon
The Doctrine of Absolute Predestination by Jerome Zanchius
An Antidote Against Arminianism (1700) by Christopher Ness
The Glory, Majesty, Dominion and Power of Jesus Christ (1643) by Samuel Rutherford
Arminianism - Another Gospel by William MacLean - With Comments On the Arminianism of John Wesley, D.L. Moody, Billy Graham, et al.
Historical Theology: A Review of the Principal Doctrinal Discussions in the Christian Church Since the Apostolic Age (2 Volume Set) by William Cunningham
Necessity of Reforming the Church (1544) by John Calvin
Commentary on the Westminster Shorter Catechism (2 Volume Set) by Thomas Boston
What is Calvinism? or, the Confession of Faith in Harmony with the Bible and Common Sense by William Smith
The Death of Death in the Death of Christ by John Owen
The Canon Ratified in the National Synod of the Reformed Church Held at Dordrecht (1618-19) by Synod of Dort
Commentary on the Larger Catechism (2 Volume Set) A Body of Divinity:Wherein the Doctrines of the Christian Religion are Explained and Defended. Being the Substance of ... Lectures on the Westminster Assembly's Larger Catechism by Thomas Ridgeley
Defending the Reformation: John Calvin Debates the Romanist Sadolet by John Calvin
Arminian Inconsistencies and Errors; In Which It Is Shown That All the Distinctive Doctrines of the Presbyterian Confession of Faith are Taught by Standard Writers of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1856) by Henry Brown
The Bondage of the Will, (De Servo Arbitrio, Martin Luther's Reply to Erasmus of Rotterdam Concerning Free Will) by Martin Luther
Systematic Theology (3 Volume Set) by Charles Hodge
Against an Anabaptist: In Defense of Predestination by John Knox
Shunning the Unlawful Rites of the Ungodly and Preserving the Purity of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
Calvinism and Evangelical Arminianism by John Girardeau
The Art of Man-Fishing: A Faithful Soul-Winner's Guide To Calvinistic Evangelism by Thomas Boston
The Cause of God and Truth (An Exegetical Work On The Five Points Of Calvinism And Reprobation) by John Gill
The Scripture Doctrine of the Appropriation Which is in the Nature of Saving Faith, Stated and Illustrated; in Several Discourses (1793, 1849) by John Anderson
Acts of the Council of Trent: With the Antidote by John Calvin
Calvin's Selected Works, Tracts and Letters (7 Volume Set) by John Calvin
The Decades of Henry Bullinger (4 Volume Set) Fifty Sermons Divided Into Five Decades Containing the Chief and Principle Points of Christian Religion (1849-1852 edition)
Spurgeon's Sermons on Sovereignty by Charles Spurgeon
Calvinism in History (1882) by N. S. McFetridge
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Predestination & Foreknowledge: Those Whom He Foreknew (Calvinism, Election, Calvin, Free Will)
Dave Hunt's What Love Is This? Calvinism's Misrepresentation of God - A Book Review by Phil Johnson
ARMINIANISM VERSUS CALVINISM (BIBLICAL TRUTH ABOUT GOD'S SOVEREIGNTY & THE RESPONSIBILITY OF MAN)
Predestination, Prayer and Evangelism by Borgman (Why Pray If God Is Absolutely Sovereign) Calvinism
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History of Calvinism (FREE MP3) Augustine, Monergism, Arminianism, Reformation, Dort - Phil Johnson
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Dave Hunt and the Jesuit Attempt to Hijack the Christian Faith (Calvinism & Arminianism In History)
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ARMINIAN/JESUIT PERSECUTION OF CALVINISTS, COVENANTERS & PURITANS: ARMINIANISM/POPES VS. CALVINISM
JOHN WESLEY'S SHAMEFUL PERSECUTION OF TOPLADY - ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF ARMINIAN HATRED FOR CALVINISM
FREE MP3s AT MONERGISM.COM (Sovereignty, Attributes, Holiness of God, Calvinism, Creation, etc.)
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