This article discusses the theological concepts of Calvinism, Arminianism, Neo-Arminianism, Open Theology, and the foreknowledge of God. It highlights the importance of understanding two fundamental questions: whether individual salvation is predestined or determined by free will, and whether history is closed and unchanging or open and running in real time. The article explores how different answers to these questions lead to the various theological divisions within Christianity. It also discusses the limitations and contradictions of certain theological perspectives, such as limited atonement in Calvinism. Ultimately, the article emphasizes the need for an open mind and a comprehensive understanding of these theological concepts in order to interpret the Scriptures correctly.
Introduction Definition Meditating On These Things Rightly Dividing Final Thoughts Introduction For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you. 1 Corinthians 11:19 There are many errors in biblical teaching, some more egregious than others. The error discussed in this
Grace Theology is also known as Hyper-Dispensationalism. The belief that salvation was by works prior to Paul being called out and assigned the dispensation of grace. Some hold to there being two gospels today: one of works for the Jews, and one of grace/faith for the Gentiles. This is what