2

What is hyper-Calvinism and is it biblical?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

Community answers are sorted based on votes. The higher the vote, the further up an answer is.

9
Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
A simple definition is this: hyper-Calvinism is the belief that God saves the elect through His sovereign will with little or no use of the methods of bringing about salvation (such as evangelism, ...

July 01 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report


1
Mini Larry Truelove
Some hyper-Calvinists I have spoken to believe that it is okay to hate the non-elect.

They have also embraced mutually contradictory ideas saying that they don't try to reconcile friends.

August 27 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


0
Mini James Kraft 74 year old retired pipeline worker
If Calvinism is true, then man has an excuse for not believing the gospel and being saved. 

The bible says man has no excuse. Calvinism gives man an excuse. I was not chosen, therefore it is not my fault. Since God only saves those by His own sovereignty, then man has an excuse. I was not chosen. God did not give me the faith to believe and I have an excuse. 

I do not believe God is going to accept that when He wrote John 3:16 First John 2:2, First John 2:4 and Second Peter 3:9.

That pretty much destroys mans excuse.

April 29 2021 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


Add your Answer

All answers are REVIEWED and MODERATED.
Please ensure your answer MEETS all our guidelines.

What makes a good answer? ▼

A good answer provides new insight and perspective. Here are guidelines to help facilitate a meaningful learning experience for everyone.

  1. Adhere to the eBible Statement of Faith.
  2. Your answer should be complete and stand-alone.
  3. Include supporting arguments, and scripture references if possible. Seek to answer the "why".
  4. Adhere to a proper tone and spirit of love and understanding.
  5. For more info see The Complete Guide to eBible
Header
  1. 4000 characters remaining