“Grace is an outrageously relational term.”
– Dr. Ed Khouri
“How is the indwelling Spirit not relational?” – David Crabtree

Posts from September 2018

Dr. Michael Eaton – Calvinisms

Those who have a strong doctrine of the grace of God are often called ‘Calvinists’; those who have a heavy emphasis on man’s ability to save himself by free will and good works are often called ‘Arminians’. The history is as follows. The Bible clearly has a strong doctrine of grace. The stories of Abraham (in which election, grace, faith-without-initial-good-works are all strongly emphasized), the teaching of Isaiah, the teaching of Jesus (especially as recorded by John’s Gospel), the teaching of Paul — all have a strong emphasis on the grace of God rather than the ability of men and women.

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Dr. Michael Eaton on “Hyper-Grace”

Is it possible to exaggerate grace? No, not really. But it is possible to twist it. It is possible to forget that ‘we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith’ (Romans 1:5). It is possible to forget that grace reigns through righteousness (Romans 5:21), that it does not abound so that we may continue in sin (Romans 6:1), that sin does not have dominion over us because God’s grace prevents it (Romans 6:14), that Christians behave in the world with simplicity and godly sincerity … by the grace of God (2 Cor. 1:12), that God’s grace has appeared ‘training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives’ (Titus 2:11-13). – Michael Eaton

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Dr. Michael Eaton on Amazing Grace

According to Dr. R. T. Kendall, Dr. Michael Eaton is one of the world’s best theologians. Michael grew up in inner-city London, in England, now deceased, had lived and worked in Kenya, where his wife Jenny was born. He was given Kenyan citizenship in 1992. His doctoral research was on the Christian and the Mosaic law (published in Theology of Encouragement or No Condemnation; in 1,2,3 John, and in James).

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