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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers responds to his friend and colleague from Trinity Seminary on the use of the word "arbitrary" in relation to the claims of Calvinists regarding unconditional election. To watch Date's original video go here: To SUPPORT this broadcast please click here: DOWNLOAD OUR APP: LINK FOR ANDROIDS: ... LINK FOR APPLE: ... Go to www.ridgemax.co for all you software developing needs! Show them some love for their support of Soteriology101!!! To ORDER Dr. Flowers Curriculum “Tiptoeing Through Tulip” please click here: To listen to the audio only be sure to subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher,...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers answers some common misconceptions about Provisionism. He begins by playing a clip by Marlon Wilson of "The Gospel Truth" () and correcting some of his misunderstanding and then proceeds to take questions from listeners.

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Braxton Hunter, President of Trinity Seminary, joins Dr. Flowers to talk about his debate on the Unbelievable? broadcast with Atheist Dan Barker over the rationality of free will. We will discuss how this debate with atheists does or does not relate to the debate we have with compatibilisitic Calvinists. Tune in to watch the debate between Dan Barker and Braxton Hunter here: To SUPPORT this broadcast please click here: DOWNLOAD OUR APP: LINK FOR ANDROIDS: ... LINK FOR APPLE: ... Go to www.ridgemax.co for all you software developing needs! Show them some love for their support of...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers walks through John Piper's latest video on Ephesians 1 to demonstrate his faulty method of interpretation. To see Piper's original clip go here: To SUPPORT this broadcast please click here: DOWNLOAD OUR APP: LINK FOR ANDROIDS: ... LINK FOR APPLE: ... Go to www.ridgemax.co for all your software development needs! Show them some love for their support of Soteriology101!!! To ORDER Dr. Flowers Curriculum “Tiptoeing Through Tulip” please click here: To listen to the audio-only be sure to subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or one of the other podcast players found here: ...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Does Ephesians 2:8-9 prove that faith a gift of God given to some people effectually and withheld from all others? Did John Calvin interpret that way? Is Calvinism all you talk about, Leighton? Do you affirm Augustine's view on Original Sin? Do you believe that lost men are in bondage to sin prior to being regenerated? If you agree with a Catholic regarding one of his interpretations does that mean you agree with Catholics regarding every interpretation? Are you willing to debate James White on John 6 under his limited stipulations (no notes, Greek text only, no cross referencing other related...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers plays a very interesting and revealing debate between a "high Calvinist" and a "moderate Calvinist" over the necessity of affirming Calvinistic soteriology in order to be born again. The original debate can be heard here: To SUPPORT this broadcast please click here: DOWNLOAD OUR APP: LINK FOR ANDROIDS: ... LINK FOR APPLE: ... Go to www.ridgemax.co for all your software development needs! Show them some love for their support of Soteriology101!!! To ORDER Dr. Flowers Curriculum “Tiptoeing Through Tulip” please click here: To listen to the audio-only be sure to subscribe on...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers plays a recent teaching released by Dr. John Piper on Ephesians -14 in order to demonstrate the error of the Calvinistic interpretation. Eph. is one of the most used proof texts to support the Calvinistic doctrine of theistic determinism, the concept that God has sovereignly and unchangeably decreed whatsoever comes to pass, including every sinful inclination and action. To see the original video by Desiring God, go here: To SUPPORT this broadcast please click here: DOWNLOAD OUR APP: LINK FOR ANDROIDS: ... LINK FOR APPLE: ... Go to www.ridgemax.co for all you software developing...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Leighton Flowers, Director of Evangelism and Apologetics for Texas Baptists, walks through the most recent Dividing Line broadcast by Dr. James White to demonstrate the proof texting methods Calvinists will often employee to support their doctrine. The original video from Dr. White can be viewed here: To SUPPORT this broadcast please click here: DOWNLOAD OUR APP: LINK FOR ANDROIDS: ... LINK FOR APPLE: ... Go to www.ridgemax.co for all you software developing needs! Show them some love for their support of Soteriology101!!! To ORDER Dr. Flowers Curriculum “Tiptoeing Through Tulip”...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Seth Dillon, the CEO of The Babylon Bee, joins Leighton in a broadcast to congratulate Seth on his victory over Calvinism once and for all! Since the 5th century when St. Augustine, a former Manichean convert from Africa, introduced theistic determinism into the church, many Christian theologians have attempted to eradicate these gnostic sounding doctrines altogether. All have failed--until now! What Flowers and many other theologians and pastors have attempted to do for 1500 years was accomplished this week in about 15 minutes on Twitter by Seth Dillon of the Babylon Bee. Reports say that...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

David Jeremiah is a well-respected pastor and theologian who seems to agree with the claims of Provisionism regarding God's universal love and provision for every individual. Dr. Flowers plays a clip from a recent broadcast by 100huntley seen here: For more on this topic please visit To SUPPORT this broadcast please click here: DOWNLOAD OUR APP: LINK FOR ANDROIDS: ... LINK FOR APPLE: ... Go to www.ridgemax.co for all your software development needs! Show them some love for their support of Soteriology101!!! To ORDER Dr. Flowers Curriculum “Tiptoeing Through Tulip” please click here: To...

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Dr. Leighton Flowers presents a short explanation of Jesus's parable of the Wedding Banquet in Matthew 22.

There are several divine choices made by God to bring about redemption.

1) The election of the nation that the king ruled over in the parable (representing Israel)
2) The election of the servants from that nation to deliver the wedding invitations (representing prophets/apostles).
3) The election of those who would receive the invitations (representing the message going first to the Jews and then to the Gentiles)
4) The election to permit those properly clothed in wedding garments to enter (representing those clothed in Christ’s righteousness by faith)

The moral of Christ’s parable was, “Many are called, but few are elect” (v. 14). In other words, many are “unconditionally” invited by “unconditionally” elected servants from an “unconditionally” elected nation.

- The nation was not chosen because it was more moral or more deserving (i.e. “unconditional”)

- The servants from that nation were not selected because they were more moral or more deserving. (i.e. “unconditional”)

- And the invitations were not sent to people because they were more moral or deserving. (i.e. “unconditional”)

- The invitation (WORD) was brought to the world through a nation (and individually selected servants from that nation). This is what Christ is referencing when he says, “many are called.”

What does Christ mean by “few are elect?” Clearly, this is in reference to those conditionally permitted entrance into the banquet based upon their being properly clothed in the right wedding garments. The King elects to permit those rightly clothed to come in while the rest are cast out. Likewise, God will only permit those clothed in the righteousness of Christ to enter heaven. The “few” who are “elect” were clearly conditionally chosen based upon their garments (the righteousness of Christ). This is the foundational understanding of “corporate election to salvation.” We are elect only insofar as we are connected with Christ (clothed in His righteousness).

This parable, like Romans 9, includes all of the King’s choices, not just the last one. In other words, the parable involves not only the King’s choice to grant or deny an individual’s entrance into the banquet, but also the King’s choices in fulfilling his purposes through his own nation and those individual servants selected to deliver the invitations. Likewise, Paul, in Romans 9, has all of these divine choices well in view.

For more please visit www.soteriology101.com