Jesus was a Calvinist

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The name John Calvin is a bad word to many people, but I hope to show you that Calvin’s theology should be our theology because it was Jesus’ theology and the Bible’s theology.

John Calvin lived in the 1500’s in Geneva, Switzerland. 

He was and is one of the hero’s of the Christian faith.  He was one the greatest Christian thinkers, theologians and reformers who guided the church back to the Bible after it was immersed in superstition.  

Calvin is still massively influential today, and either loved or hated.  Depending on your worldview, you will either gratefully read Calvin’s writings and benefit from them or you will despise them.

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Why saving grace must be irresistible

The fourth point of Calvinism is Irresistible Grace.  This doctrine says that when God calls us to faith in Jesus he calls effectively; he always succeeds in his purpose to save us.

The Bible distinguished between the general call of God to all sinners to come to Jesus (e.g. Jesus saying “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest”) and the specific call or summons God gives to his elect (e.g. Romans 1:6…you also are among those who are called to belong to Jesus Christ…)