A Classical Reformed Alternative To The New Calvinist Language On God And Evil

The Reformed churches confess that the relationship between God and evil is a mystery. We reject any attempt to resolve the mystery. We are not rationalists. We refuse to go beyond what Scripture says. We affirm both that God is sovereign and nothing happens outside his fatherly care and that human beings are morally responsible agents who, within God’s providence, choose without coercion (any external force) to do what they do. They are culpable for those choices. We also reject the pagan notion that the world is random and chaotic. We speak of God permitting certain things. Read more»

R. Scott Clark | “Divine Sovereignty, Evil, Mystery, and ‘Calvinism’” | The Heidelblog | February 11, 2019

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