Can one drive a car without understanding the mechanics of the combustion engine or the complexities of an automatic gearbox or the intricacies of the electronic systems that control our modern vehicles?
Can one be a christian without understanding the nitty gritty of justification, sanctification, predestination, consecration, incarnation and many other unbelievably complex terms?
So, if you don’t want to dive in under the hood on this one, please feel free to ignore my ramblings…
I worship with a group of Presbyterians. Presbyterians follow Calvin’s teaching in general. Predestination has been causing me some discomfort, so I thought it would be good to get some clarification.
There is an amazing amount of literature and debate surrounding the subject of Predestination. I don’t want to earn a doctorate on the subject. I just want a simple (if possible) idea of what Calvin’s take on the subject is. This is what I found… Continue reading