Difference between revisions of "Predestination"

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[[Predestination]] was an idea invented by [[John Calvin]] in 1536([[Calvinist Heresy]]). It says that everyone is either going to [[Heaven]] or [[Hell]] already when they are born, and there is nothing we can do about it. But Jesus says, I will forgive you your sins ([[Colossians]] 1:14) which means you can get out of going to Hell.
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[[Predestination]] was an idea invented by [[John Calvin]] in 1536 ([[Calvinist Heresy]]). It holds that everyone in the world has been "predestined" by God to go to eaither [[Heaven]] or [[Hell]].
  
You might say that technically if God forgives everybody, then everybody goes to Heaven so Calvin was right. But that is not true, because God does not forgive some [[sin]]ners, like [[pagan]]s and foreigners.
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Predestination is also called ''unconditional election,'' which is also the U in the ''TULIP'' mnemonic for the doctrines of [[Calvinism]].
  
Predestination is also called ''unconditional election,'' the U in the ''TULIP'' mnemonic for the doctrines of Calvinism.
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People who believe in predestination will sometimes cite Ephesians 2:8-9 in support of their beliefs:
 
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<blockquote>For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. (KJV)</blockquote>
Calvinists sometimes cite Ephesians 2:8-9 in support of predestination:
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:For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. (KJV)
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Revision as of 22:56, 3 February 2007

Predestination was an idea invented by John Calvin in 1536 (Calvinist Heresy). It holds that everyone in the world has been "predestined" by God to go to eaither Heaven or Hell.

Predestination is also called unconditional election, which is also the U in the TULIP mnemonic for the doctrines of Calvinism.

People who believe in predestination will sometimes cite Ephesians 2:8-9 in support of their beliefs:

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. (KJV)