Monthly Archives: June 2013

Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 26: Matt replies–part 2

Hey Derek! I want to repeat my genuine affection for you as a fellow brother in the Lord. In my responses to you I do not want to sound haughty or superior and I certainly do not intend to disparage … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 26: Matt Responds part-1

Hi Derek, in your first post I do appreciate your attempts to articulate your views further. But I am having trouble discerning how my arguments are actually being countered 🙂 Tis true. It seems as if you are more or … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 25: Derek Responds

Matt, You bring up many interesting points here. I am compelled to respond to a few of them, as follows. You said “I am committed to the view that God has not decreed or predetermined all evil because I am committed … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 24: Matt Responds

Hello Derek, Thanks again for your patience. It has been a frustrating week of traveling. One of our older boys from the orphanage I oversee got accepted to a great university in Thailand. I left with him last week but … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 23: Derek Responds

Matt, The irony of our discussion is that I, as a Calvinist, am in the position of arguing for free will, and you, as an Arminian (I think), are in the position of arguing against free will (on the grounds of assuming divine determinism … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 22: Matt Responds

Hey Derek! Sorry for the delay. Hope all is going well. This has been a good dialogue and I thank you. I will probably collect our responses from this comment section and post it up as its own blog entry … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 21: Derek Responds

Matt, Very well done! You have identified an apparent hole in my argument which seems to show that I have either: A) misspoken/overstepped when I previously expressed something as if I was aware of it “from God’s standpoint;” or B) … Continue reading

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