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Arminian Predestinations

I want to discuss the concept of predestination in Arminian theology. I am interested in the question, what is predestination? I have always found it sort of puzzling and I think I can now say why I find it puzzling. In order to get clear about what Arminian theology says about predestination, I will quote from Roger Olson's book, Arminian Theology - Myths and Realities (IVP, 2006). I really like the way Olson writes and I would recommend this book to anyone interested in an Arminian perspective. Below are the relevant sections from Olson that form the foundation of this post. *** Olson; selections from pp. 34-37 *** Because God is love (Jn 3:16; 1 Jn 4:8) and does not want anyone to perish but all to come to repentance (1 [...]

2018-12-26T09:52:41+00:00 December 25th, 2018|1 Comment