Much of Peter’s second letter is devoted to encouraging Christians to grow in Jesus and beware of false teachers. To beware of false teachers, we must be able to tell the difference between true and false doctrine. One way we do that is by understanding the source of each one.
A focus of 2 Peter is the danger of false teachers, and in Chapter 2 he begins to discuss the source of their doctrine, the perversion of the truth. But before that, at the end of chapter 1 he gives us some insight into the source of true doctrine.
As we continue to examine the doctrines of Calvinism, we take a look at this teaching known as Irresistible Grace, and how it holds up when examined against the Bible.
As we continue to study the doctrines related to Calvinism, we look at the second teaching under the acronym TULIP, unconditional election. As we study, we should notice that the Bible teaches about salvation, and who can be saved.
Calvinism is one of the most widely held systems of doctrine in modern Christendom. Many denominations accept its principles either in whole or in part. With this lesson, we begin a series of lessons examining the five core points of Calvinism, starting with the doctrine of Total Depravity.
In a world filled with so much information, and so many doctrines and ideas about the Bible, it falls on God’s people to make sure that they are equipped for defending the truth. We must earnestly contend for the faith.