theology, also known as "Arminianism"
has its roots in the teachings of the sixteenth century theologian,
James Arminius. It is our contention that this system of doctrine
is defective in its presentation of Deity as subject to the whims
of man. It does, however, offer a more consistent expression of
the character of God than Calvinism does, since it unequivocally
insists that the good news of
God's salvation plan,commonly called the Gospel, encompasses all
with Calvinism, so too, this theology is usually coupled with
the unbiblical doctrine of "endless
torment." When joined with this dispicable doctrine,
it changes into a horrible mockery of the truth.
sets forth the insideous idea that God, as an impotent observer,
is powerless to save even one individual. Salvation, according
to the Arminian, is up to the individual and God can only hope
that some people will come to him.
would reverse the old hymn and sing, "Tis not that you would
chose me, for lo that cannot be. Your heart would still refuse
me, had I not chosen thee!" The
end result of Arminiam theology is a holiness heresy that sees
salvation as the work of man. According to this erroneous teaching,
we are saved by grace, through faith, but that faith is the work
of man not God!
is not the teaching of the Bible!