Reformed Doctrines

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  • Essential Tenets and    Reformed Distinctives - A survey of Reformed thought and doctrine with    Scriptural and confessional support. [PDF]
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  • Common    Grace - Article by John Murray discussing the definition, nature and    purpose of common grace. 

  • Common Grace    - An analysis by Louis Berkhof, discussing the origin, the concept of common    grace, the relation between special and common grace and objections to the    doctrine. 

  • Common Grace -    Discussion of the topic by James Montgomery Boice. 

  • Common Grace - A    discussion of common grace by Louis Berkhof 

  • Is the    Doctrine of Common Grace Reformed? - Richard Mouw and David J. Engelsma    present their rebuttals to the previous arguments in the debate. 

  • Is the    Doctrine of Common Grace Reformed? - Prof. David Engelsma defends the    proposition that common grace (and the free offer) is not a Reformed    doctrine. 

  • Is the Doctrine    of Common Grace Reformed? - Dr. Richard Mouw, president of Fuller    Theological Seminary, presents the case for Common Grace. 

  • The    Uncommon Benefits of Common Grace - Interview of Richard Mouw in    Christianity Today magazine on the topic..
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  • A    Brief History of Covenant Theology - This article by R. Scott Clark    traces the covenant concept from Reformation times, through the development    in the scholastic period, until the rejection of much of classic Reformed    covenant theology by Karl Barth. 

  • Classical    Covenant Theology: - Quotes of Reformed theologians on justification and    the covenants of redemption, works and grace. 

  • Covenant Theology - An    analysis of the covenants of grace, works and redemption. 

  • Covenant Theology    and the Gospel - Links to a number of articles on convenant theology. 

  • Covenant Theology in the    Reformed Perspective - An online book by Mark. W. Karlberg. 

  • FORUM: On The    Covenant - Links to a number of articles on covenant theology. 

  • God's    Covenants, Covenant of Redemption, Grace, Works - Site with links to    many articles on God's covenants. 

  • Heinrich Bullinger,    the First Covenant Theologian - An article which draws on the writings    of Bullinger to show his thoughts on the doctrine of the covenant. 

  • PressieChurch.org - Articles    and essays on covenant theology. 

  • Works    in the Mosaic Covenant - A survey of major covenant theologians, such as    Turretin, Owen and Witsius.
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  • Election - An    article which lists six main features of election. 

  • Election    - This site has a paragraph from the Canons of Dort defining election as    well as over 30 links which tell more about it. 

  • Karl    Barth in Conversation - A discussion of Karl Barth's thinking on    election, using references from his Church Dogmatics. 

  • Unconditional    Election - An exposition of the doctrine of unconditional election by    Loraine Boettner. 

  • Unconditional    Election - An article on election, one of the main points of Calvinism.
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  • A    Defense of Monergistic Regeneration - Long article by Gannon Murphy    giving both a Biblical and logical explanation of monergism. 

  • Monergism    - Links to over 20 essays on monergism. 

  • The Nature,    Causes and Means of Regeneration - A definitive defense of the biblical    doctrine of regeneration by John Owen. 

  • Regeneration    Preceeds Faith - Article by R. C. Sproul with links to other articles on    monergism and regeneration. 

  • What is Monergism?    - Definitions of monergism and synergism.
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  • History    of the Doctrine of the Decree of Predestination - An article by Herman    Bavinck. 

  • Predestination - An    analysis of predestination, man's free will and election. 

  • Predestination - The doctrine    of predestination. 

  • Predestination_index    - Links to articles on predestination by a number of authors, from Bavinck    to Zanchius. 

  • The Reformed    Doctrine Of Predestination - An online book by Loraine Boettner. 

  • Treatises    on Predestination - Online version of Calvin's "Treatises on the    Eternal Predestination of God the Secret Providence of God."
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  • Priesthood    of All Believers - A Presbyterian statement that all Christians, not    just clergy, have divine connections. 

  • Priesthood    of All Believers - Biblical and Reformed support for this doctrine.
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  • Providence -    Online version of Chapter VI of Calvin's commentaries on providence. 

  • Providence -    An expostion of providence as defined in the Westminster Confession of    Faith. 

  • Providence    - Online version of Chapter 16 of Calvin's Institutes on providence.
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  • The Five Solas    - Descriptions and many additional links. 

  • Five    Solas of the Reformation - Descriptions of each of the Solas as well as    links to a number of sites which further define them. 

  • Soli Deo Gloria! For the    Glory of God Alone - Short descriptions of each of the Solas with    supporting Scriptural references.
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  • Abraham    Kuyper: God's Renaissance Man - A description of the work of Kuyper,    stressing his idea of sphere sovereignty. 

  • Abraham    Kuyperís Idea of Sphere Sovereignty - A historianís analysis of    sphere sovereignty. 

  • Christian    Politics - A discussion of Kuyper's ideas of sphere sovereignty in the    areas of the State, Society and the Church. 

  • Kuyper's Sphere    Sovereignty and Modern Economic Institutions - A recent article (2003)    which relates sphere sovereignty to economic structures. 

  • Radical    Life and Thought of Abraham Kuyper - Article on Kuyper's life and his    ideas on a worldview, Calvinism, the antithesis and sphere sovereignty. 

  • Sphere    Sovereignty - Development of the concept by Baader and Kuyper.
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  • The    Calvinistic Tulip - An explanation of Calvin's flower, complete with    Scripture references and definitions. 

  • Darkness to Light;    Calvinism - Explanation of Calvinist TULIP doctrine from a layperson's    perspective. 

  • The Doctrines of Grace - A    short explanation and defense of the Doctrines of Grace, also called the    five points of Calvinism. 

  • Doctrines of Grace -    Understanding the Tenants of Calvinism - Analysis of the five tenets of    Calvinism, looking at its history, as well as its opponents' views. 

  • The Five Points of    Calvinism - Article by W. J. Seaton on the five points of grace, also    known by the acronym TULIP. 

  • An Introduction to    Calvinism and Arminianism - A comparison of the central Calvinistic    principles of TULIP with Arminian views. 

  • Tulip Gems -    Provides resources and Biblical support for the five points of Calvinism. 

  • Why the Name TULIP? -    Explanation of TULIP in historical context, with biblical evidence for each    of its key tenets.