Are there Degrees of Faith?

great faith

Because the Bible talks about great faith and little faith, some people think this teaches that there are degrees of faith. But there are not degrees of faith. You either believe something, or you don’t. If you are unsure about something, then you don’t believe it.

What is Faith?

faith is confidence

Though many think that faith is the same as hope or trust, it isn’t. Faith is being confident or convinced that something is true. We could maybe say faith is certainty.

Calvinism’s TULIP by any other name… still doesn’t smell very sweet

Reformed Theology

Calvinism is sometimes referred to as Reformed theology, while other times as the Doctrines of Grace. Both titles are severely misleading. Calvinism is not the only theological perspective to result of the Reformation, and Calvinism is not the only group to teach grace. In fact, it is my opinion that Calvinism is contrary to grace, but that is a subject for another time…

Sometimes the Bible is our own worst enemy

The Bible

Be careful not to quote too much Scripture to an atheist… because he may start quoting Scripture right back! There are a lot of verses in the Bible that seem downright, well, anti-biblical. Or at least anti-christ.

A Summary of Calvinism from Calvinists

Calvinism 5 point TULIP

It is difficult to find a summary of Calvinism on which all Calvinists agree, but here are two summaries of Calvinism by Calvinists which seem to be both fair and comprehensive. They summarize briefly what Calvinists believe about TULIP – the five points of Calvinism.