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Limited Atonement: Rejecting What Was Never Provided? – Christian Article

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series “Definite Atonement’s Indefinite Inferences” Read more posts by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. We have seen that to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Scripture teaches particular redemption, an advocate would need to show an explicit negation: a denial that Christ provided atonement for the non-elect. Instead of such a negation, we find references to universal provision of atonement. We find application of Christ’s atonement limited to…

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Limited Atonement and Eternal Justification – Christian Article

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series “Definite Atonement’s Indefinite Inferences” Read more posts by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. Limited Atonement, also known as definite atonement and particular redemption, is regarded by some as a kind of Shibboleth of Reformed or Calvinistic Orthodoxy. Disavow particular redemption, and you are a closet Arminian, an Arminian in Calvinist clothing, or even an inconsistent Universalist. If your TULIP lacks the middle petal, it’s a disfigured…

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Limited Atonement: Provision and Application – Christian Article

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series “Definite Atonement’s Indefinite Inferences” Read more posts by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. Proponents of definite atonement wish to avoid a “hypothetical” atonement by asserting that the elect’s sins were actually atoned for, when Christ died in A. D. 33. This has the unintended logical consequence of eternal justification: the hyper-Calvinist notion that the elect were justified before their birth. To avoid this logical consequence, proponents…

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