Tag: prevenient grace

God’s Gracious Provision: A Theological and Exegetical Defense of the Wesleyan...

This essay was originally published on October 3, 2019. It was republished with minor edits. Thesis The Wesleyan doctrine of prevenient grace (hereafter, WPG) is theologically...

Four Views of Salvation, Part 3: Other Views of Salvation on...

For Wesley prevenient grace in itself does not restore to people the ability to exercise faith, much less repentance—these are works of God, not of men and women.

A Wesleyan Understanding of Faith and Repentance

Recovering the firm conviction that faith and repentance are both the gifts of God will lead to a renewed focus on the means of grace.

A Series on Wesleyan Prevenient Grace in William Burt Pope

At the beginning of the year, I asked Dr. David Fry, whose PhD dissertation at TEDS focused on Wesleyan prevenient grace, to help me...

Prevenient Grace, Part 5: Is Wesleyan PG Biblical?

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1305259/8336106-is-wesleyan-prevenient-grace-biblical-part-4.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-8336106&player=small In this final episode of a series on prevenient grace, Dr. David Fry and Johnathan Arnold discuss whether or not Wesleyan prevenient grace is...

Prevenient Grace, Part 4: Pelagianism, Revival Theology, and Charles Finney

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1305259/8116713-prevenient-grace-in-pope-pelagianism-revival-theology-charles-finney-part-3.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-8116713&player=small In this episode, David Fry and Johnathan Arnold continue discussing Wesleyan prevenient grace in the thought of William Burt Pope. A Wesleyan doctrine of...

Prevenient Grace, Part 1: William Burt Pope; Wesleyan & Calvinist Differences

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1305259/6880274-prevenient-grace-william-burt-pope-part-1.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-6880274&player=small This is the first episode in a series on William Burt Pope's doctrine of prevenient grace. Dr. David Fry completed his PhD dissertation on...

Does the Bible Teach Prevenient Grace?: A Response

This paper was presented by A. Philip Brown II, PhD at the Bible Faculty Leadership Summit Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary August 5, 2005.  Thanks and...

No Free Will Without Divine Grace

Editor's Note: This excerpt from Arminius's Declaration of Sentiments is lightly edited. Boldface emphasis is added. The Free-Will of Man This is my opinion concerning the...