What is Hyper-Calvinism?

I have contended for a long time that a Calvinist is the 5-point type, you know, TULIP. Anyone else claiming to be a Calvinist either does not understand the terms correctly or just feels like it is the acceptable thing to do. As in, “There is no way you’re calling me an Arminian.”​​​​​​​

Dr. Roger Olson has just wrauthoredn article on this very topic. It is an enlightening read.

Here, today, in this blog post, I wish to demonstrate why classical “T.U.L.I.P.” Calvinism logically leads to hyper-Calvinism. In other words, my thesis is that contrary to what most Calvinists claim, hyper-Calvinism is logically consistent Calvinism.

The key to this argument is unconditional particular election to salvation, not…

People are just fooling themselves to think they are Calvinists when they are really not.

“The Lord is not slow to fulfill His promise, as some count slowness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” (2 Peter 3:9, EMTV). Please read and interpret this in its plain, normal sense.

Posted by Choco at 10:37 15 Apr 15

What is Hyper-Calvinism?

Labels: Calvinism, Doctrine, Hyper-Calvinism, Roger Olson


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