David Anders | Pyat: Five Solas – Five Points
Dr David Anders argued that in the third century Pope Stephen asserted the primacy of the Roman see and suggested that there was no contemporary opposition to this assertion of primacy, specifically claiming that those in the East never opposed Stephen’s assertion. That’s wrong. Cornelius died in 253. Lucius I was chosen by those supporting Cornelius to be Cornelius’ replacement. Lucius died in 254. Stephen I was then chosen as bishop of Rome by those who had supported Cornelius and Luc...Meanwhile, Nova...
Five Points of Calvinism | Pyat: Five Solas – Five Points
Sovereign Election: God chose to create and save certain people and to create others but not save them. This was God’s sovereign choice based on his own internal favor toward them, not based on any foreseen merit. Particular Redemption: Christ died particularly to save his people from their sins. Perseverance of the Justified: those for whom Christ died will believe, they will be justified, they will be glorified. Indeed all the justified will be glorified, not just an elect subset of the justified.