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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers and guest, Clayton Tyner (Pastor at MetaChurch in San Antonio) walk through a critique offered by Dr. James White on the article titled "The Unwanted Child?" posted at www.soteriology101.com.

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Leighton Flowers responds to a review of John Lennox's book "Determined to Believe". 

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

In this short 15 min video, Dr. Leighton Flowers, Director of Evangelism and Apologetics for Texas Baptists, confronts the Calvinistic doctrine of Total Inability, the idea that all people are born spiritually blind due to God's sovereign decree and thus have no moral ability to respond positively to God's own gracious appeals to be reconciled. Looking at Paul's own sermon in Acts 28 (when some in the audience are convinced but others would not believe) reveals a lot about the natural condition of man in light of the gospel appeal.   For more about innate "spiritual deadness" watch...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

This is a snippet taken from an earlier broadcast from Dr. Leighton Flowers explaining why Calvinism is on the rise and what can be done to help spread the news of God's love and provision for everyone. For more please visit To watch the video with Ken Wilson on the effects of Augustine on Western Christianity:

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers responds to Dr. White's latest critique on the topic of God's use of Assyrians to bring judgement on the rebellious Israelites.   This is the video Dr. White is critiquing:   This is the original Dividing Line Broadcast:    

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Leighton Flowers plays clips from Calvinistic pastor, Dr. John MacArthur, answering the problem of evil (Theodicy) and contrasts it with scholars who advocate for the free will defense, such as Ravi Zacharias, John Lennox, CS Lewis, Lee Strobel and Greg Laurie. This video highlights the distinction between a consistent Calvinistic answer to the problem of evil with that of non-Calvinists (Arminianism or Provisionism).   To watch John MacArthur's original video click here:   For more on this topic please visit www.soteriology101.com    

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Leighton Flowers, Director of Evangelism and Apologetics for Texas Baptists, plays a clip from John Piper quoting from CS Lewis about whether or not the Calvinism debate is really important. Dr. Piper walks through the Calvinistic TULIP expressing why he feels it’s so important to the Christian faith and Dr. Flowers responds respectfully but firmly from a Provisionist's perspective. Resources: 1 Cor 2:14: For more on Romans 1-3 referenced by Dr. Flowers: Nature of man: Rom. 8: Atonement: Sovereignty: Deadness: John 10: Election: Eph. 1: Rom. 9: Predestination: Search other...

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers reads through Augustine's debate with Fortunatus the Manichean prior to Augustine's conversion to compatibilistic determinism in order to demonstrate to Calvinists, like James White, that (1) Manichean doctrine opposed the Early Church's teachings on free will, (2) Manichean did appeal to some of the same texts as Calvinists do to support their views of man's innate inability and (3) that this issue preceded the Pelagian controversy.

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Eric Kemp joins Dr. Flowers once again to discuss a recent interaction with James White... Join us for a LIVE discussion with a time for Q&A.

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Soteriology 101: Former Calvinistic Professor discusses Doctrines of Salvation

Dr. Flowers demonstrates how Genesis 50:20 cannot support the unique claims of Calvinistic compatibilists by walking through a video by Dr. James White.   To better understand compatibilism, please watch this short video:   To see more on the other proof texts mentioned in this video please go here:   For a video answering James White's views on Isaiah 10, watch this short video:    

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Dr. Leighton Flowers, Director of Evangelism and Apologetics for Texas Baptists, addresses 1 Cor. 2:14, a common proof text used by Calvinists to teach that mankind is born morally unable to understand and willingly believe the gospel unless they are first born again.

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