TULIP

The following excerpt, which serves as a summary of the five points of Calvinism, is taken from The Doctrines of Grace by James Montgomery Boice and Philip Graham Ryken.1 The doctrines of grace—these words are shorthand for five distinct Bible teachings that were linked…

The doctrines of grace: Limited atonement

The doctrine of limited atonement is perhaps the most misunderstood and maligned of the doctrines of grace. There are those who call themselves “four-point Calvinists” who reject this doctrine. At the same time, while it is the central point of the five, it is…

The doctrines of grace: An introduction

W. J. Seaton has written, “There is scarcely another word that arouses such suspicion, mistrust, and even animosity among professing Christians as the word Calvinism. And yet much of the zeal that is levelled against this system and those who hold and preach it…