Dear WE: As a Lutheran I have begun to study the topics of single predestination and unlimited atonement. They seem to make sense on their own but do not go together. Is this a Trinity-like scenario where we have two truths that seem opposed because of our limited human knowledge? Thanks for the help, love […]

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Dear WE: I recently had a short discussion with a Presbyterian friend about predestination. She responded with this work: www.monergism.com/thethreshold/articles/onsite/double_luther.html. I was hoping to get insight into this writing as it says that Modern Lutheranism’s teaching on single predestination is not in line with Luther’s teaching. Thanks!. Thanks, L Dear L. With input from my […]

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Hey WE: Do you have some good modern Lutheran resources about the Lutheran doctrine of election, particularly with regard to double predestination? Thanks, A. Dear A: We would recommend checking out first the Epitome and Solid Declaration of the Formula of Concord: –http://bookofconcord.org/fc-ep.php#XI. –http://bookofconcord.org/sd-election.php Also, Volume 3 of Pieper’s Christian Dogmatics, beginning on page 471 […]

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[youtube]HOTVXgP2xYU[/youtube] Apparently, Romans 11 explains the role of Israel, the Law, and what God’s Word does. And the whole “once saved always saved” idea pretty much gets laid to rest with a clear reading of the text, so don’t miss that! Videos used: Apparently kid – http://youtu.be/rz5TGN7eUcM Finding Nemo Mine – http://youtu.be/H4BNbHBcnDI Questions about the […]

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By: Pr. Matt Richard Why are some saved and not others? This is one of the questions that was and continues to be at the center of controversy surrounding the doctrine of predestination. However, it must be noted that the stated question is not a single question, but two separate questions. For example: 1) Why […]

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