John Calvin and Calvinism

Hits: 195[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] As a religious reformer, John Calvin rode the crest of the 16th century Reformation, a little younger than, but contemporary with, Martin Luther. Born in 1509, Calvin was reputedly the…

The Holy Spirit, Sanctification, and Sinless Perfection

Hits: 46[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction The concept of sanctification is found in the Old Testament word kadhash, and in the New Testament word, hagiazo. In its various cognates (i.e., holy, holiness, hallow, hallowed, consecrate, sanctify, and…

Answering the Perseverance of the Saints Error—Lavonne J. McClish

Hits: 45[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles  page.] Recently I attempted to help a friend and fellow-Christian who was involved in a discussion with a co-worker concerning the question, “Can a child of God fall from grace?” or “Can…