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All articles & reviews tagged with election

Review

March 2020
Reviews > Book

Chosen in Christ: Revisiting the Contours of Predestination (Reformed Exegetical Doctrinal Studies series)

Those who have read any of Cornelis Venema’s previous writings on the covenant, justification, or eschatology will already know what to expect, and they will not be disappointed. Venema, who is President and Professor of Doctrinal Studies at the Mid-America Reformed Seminary, lives up to expectations with this title on a thorny subject. It’s…

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News

January 2020
News > Society

UK abortion provider is behind calls for general election pledges

The UK’s largest abortion provider, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) was behind calls for general election candidates to pledge to introduce abortion up to birth. According to reports, the ‘my pledge, my choice’ campaign was launched at the end of November to deliberately target the political candidates and get them to pledge to…

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News

December 2019
News > Politics

Christian groups prepare general election guidance

The United Kingdom will hold its first December general election since 1923 when voters go to the polls on Thursday 12 December. Various Christian groups have been busy preparing materials to help believers think through various issues before voting. The Christian Institute will be publishing its popular Election Briefing which will analyse the policies…

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News

July 2017
News

Pray for our leaders, whoever they are

The fallout after one of the most disastrous elections for the Conservatives has left MPs — and the nation — uncertain about what the new political order will look like. Theresa May’s general election gamble just days ahead of starting Brexit negotiation did not pay off, with 13 seats lost by the Conservatives and…

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Article

May 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

The five points of Calvinism (3) – Unconditional Election

Perhaps the most distinctive feature of Calvinism is predestination; that is, God’s sovereign choice from all eternity of some among fallen humanity to be saved and receive eternal life. This further involves the passing-by of others, who are left in their sin and ultimately condemned as reprobate. This doctrine affirms that if any are…

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Historical

December 1996
Articles > Historical

Some things have not changed

Believers today may easily become despondent as they look at the state of the world. Sin and corruption abound and there is little true preaching of the gospel in evidence. However, although the evidences of the abandoning of Scripture and apostasy in the church may change and even become more apparent, basically these problems…

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Article

November 1996
Articles > Biblical/theological

What does God say?

At the close of a service during which I preached on the doctrine of ‘election’ I was invited to a home for some refreshments. As we talked together a gentleman said, ‘That election you preached tonight is a Hyper-Calvinist doctrine, and I do not agree with Hyper-Calvinists.’ The fact that election is a precious…

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