Fuller and the Atonement (Part 1): “It is Enough that Jesus Died”

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Editorial note: This is the fourth post in a series on Andrew Fuller’s theology.  Here is the series so far: Fuller the Non-Calvinist? (Part 1), Fullerite: Doctrine of Inability (Part 2), Fuller and Irresistible Grace (Part 3), Fuller and the Atonement – 1/4 (Part 4), Fuller and the Atonement – 2/4 (Part 5), Fuller and the Atonement – 3/4 (Part 6), and Fuller and the Atonement 4/4 (Part 7)….



A Reply to Ken Hamrick: Ability, Will, and Necessity

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Editorial note: This post is a reply to Ken Hamrick’s remarks in the comments section of Fullerite: Doctrine of Inability. Now I think I get it. In looking again over Mr. Hamrick’s objection, he is interpreting “such” as a word that indicates degree of inability, so that the ability is not so absolute as to…



Fuller and Irresistible Grace: The Necessity of Regeneration as Prior to Repentance and Faith

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Editorial note: This is the third post in a series on Andrew Fuller’s theology.  Here is the series so far: Fuller the Non-Calvinist? (Part 1), Fullerite: Doctrine of Inability (Part 2), Fuller and Irresistible Grace (Part 3), Fuller and the Atonement – 1/4 (Part 4), Fuller and the Atonement – 2/4 (Part 5), Fuller and the Atonement – 3/4 (Part 6), and Fuller and the Atonement 4/4 (Part 7)….



Preparing for Gathered Worship: Watch Your Heart and Life

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Gathered worship should be a priority. Our God is sovereign and supreme. Submitting our lives to His Word and magnifying Him in our prayers and praise, especially together with our church family, should be uppermost in our agendas. But preparing for gathered worship involves more than clearing our schedules and making time. It involves daily…



Fullerite: Doctrine of Inability

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Editorial note: This is the second post in a series on Andrew Fuller’s theology.  Here is the series so far: Fuller the Non-Calvinist? (Part 1), Fullerite: Doctrine of Inability (Part 2), Fuller and Irresistible Grace (Part 3), Fuller and the Atonement – 1/4 (Part 4), Fuller and the Atonement – 2/4 (Part 5), Fuller and the Atonement – 3/4 (Part 6), and Fuller and the Atonement 4/4 (Part 7)….

 

Fuller The Non-Calvinist?

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Editorial note: This is the first post in a series on Andrew Fuller’s theology.  Here is the series so far: Fuller the Non-Calvinist? (Part 1), Fullerite: Doctrine of Inability (Part 2), Fuller and Irresistible Grace (Part 3), Fuller and the Atonement – 1/4 (Part 4), Fuller and the Atonement – 2/4 (Part 5), Fuller and the Atonement – 3/4 (Part 6), and Fuller and the Atonement 4/4…



Truth compelled us to be

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When Ann Judson reached the conclusion that the New Testament gave no warrant for infant baptism but instead taught by command, example, and true covenantal continuity that baptism, immersion, is of believers only, it came as a result of careful study of Scripture and a deep-seated commitment to self-denial for the sake of conformity to…



What is the Theological and Practical Significance of Christ’s Resurrection?

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  I’ve heard people say that Christ accomplished redemption by His resurrection. But that’s not quite right. It’s more accurate to say that Christ’s righteous life and death accomplished redemption. Christ’s resurrection, however, is the application of redemption. Redemption means “to be bought out of bondage and set free.” Christ’s resurrection was His own redemption….