Tag Archives: Election

Ask an Anglican: Not So Free Will

Matthew writes: Over the past few years I have grown to admire and long for the ancient faith. Through my studies I have come to hold that Anglicanism is for me, however, I need to know if I can, in … Continue reading

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Ask an Anglican: Baptism and the Good Thief

Scott writes: I know you’ve talked about baptism in your videos and blog and also justification by faith alone. However, I am confused on the Anglican position of baptism being required for salvation. I can understand on one side that … Continue reading

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Sweet, Pleasant, and Unspeakable Comfort: The Anglican View of Predestination (Part IV)

The classical Anglican teaching on election is beautiful and comforting because it teaches us that we are the chosen of God, saved by the blood of the cross through the grace that we receive by faith in Jesus Christ. God … Continue reading

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Sweet, Pleasant, and Unspeakable Comfort: The Anglican View of Predestination (Part III)

While I have taken great pains to point out that the Anglican position on predestination does not mirror the Calvinist position, it is worth noting that the Anglican position also does not mirror the opposite positions of Arminianism and Universalism. … Continue reading

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Sweet, Pleasant, and Unspeakable Comfort: The Anglican View of Predestination (Part II)

In the first post in this series, I established that the Calvinist view of the doctrine of election, sometimes referred to as double predestination, is not biblical. In this post, I will attempt to establish that this view is also … Continue reading

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Sweet, Pleasant, and Unspeakable Comfort: The Anglican View of Predestination (Part I)

The doctrine of election is one of the most misunderstood of Christian doctrines and one of the most contested within Christian communities. In a previous post, I debated some questions about election with Peter Ould. Since then, I have done … Continue reading

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When God Must Impress Himself

Over at the excellent blog “An Exercise in the Fundamentals of Orthodoxy,” Peter Ould and I have been going back and forth on the topic of election. Peter takes a strict Calvinist position, arguing for total depravity and a limited … Continue reading

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