Good quotes don’t make a true Bible teacher. Even murderous heretic John Calvin had some good quotes but does that make him a true teacher of God’s Word? No!
Today the foolish, delusional calvinists think that Spurgeon and other church father wolves (who came AFTER Christ and His apostles through whom God gave us His Word!) validate the false doctrines of calvinism. Yet that’s only because they put their stake in mere sinful men instead of the final authority of God’s Word. True followers of Christ look to the divinely given source of the written Word – which calvinism’s 5 points utterly contradict.
Here’s all we need to know about the much heralded and quoted Charles Spurgeon;
You use corrupt men, like Spurgeon, rather than Christ, as your measure of truth and godliness. Spurgeon was a religious fool, a verbose, bloated manpleaser and self-glorifier, who praised Augustine, the Maryolater, and Calvin, the murderer.
Here is some of his antiChrist nonsense, which you also claim as your own:
Spurgeon: “If the doctrine be true, that He [Jesus] died for all men, then He died for some who were in hell before He came into this world, for doubtless there were even then myriads there who had been cast away because of their sins.”
And that is precisely what the Scriptures preach:
“For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit: 19 by which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison; 20 which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water (1 Peter 3:18-20 KJB).
“To imagine for a moment that He was the Substitute for all the sons of men, and that God, having first punished the Substitute, afterwards punished the sinners themselves, seems to conflict with all my ideas of Divine justice. That Christ should offer an atonement and satisfaction for the sins of all men, and that afterwards some of those very men should be punished for the sins for which Christ had already atoned, appears to me to be the most monstrous iniquity that could ever have been imputed to Saturn, to Janus, to the goddess of the Thugs, or to the most diabolical heathen deities.”
What confusion! The Word of God says that where sin has abounded, grace abounds more. What is the redemptive power of Christ all about, if not to deliver souls from Hell, whether in this life or the next? As for suffering for your sins, that happens to you whether you are a believer or not:
“but after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God; 6 who will render to every man according to his deeds: 7 to them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: 8 but unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, 9 tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first [believer], and also of the Gentile [unbeliever] (Romans 2:5-9 KJB).
“But every one shall die for his own iniquity: every man that eateth the sour grape, his teeth shall be set on edge” (Jeremiah 31:30 KJB).
“The soul that sinneth, it shall die…. 24 But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die” (Ezekiel 18:20-24 KJB).
You continue to reap the fruits of your sin even after you repent. If you plant a field of weeds, you may repent of planting, but the crop will still come up all the same. Yes, God will give the grace and power to those who walk in His righteousness to deal with it, now having Life in Him, but Spurgeon has no knowledge or profession of His Life manifesting godly wisdom in anything he says. It is all rhetorical flourishes and false piety based on a false “Christ”.
You say you do not follow John Calvin. Follow him or not, you justify and company with him. For this reason you are splitting hairs. Here is what Spurgeon said:
“I ask the man who dares to say that Calvinism is a licentious religion, what he thinks of the character of Augustine, or Calvin, or Whitefield, who in successive ages were the great exponents of the system of grace….”
As I pointed out in my paper, the fruits of Calvin show very clearly that he lacked moral restraint. His religion was lawless, with himself as the law that justified him to persecute and kill the saints of God. A man full of hate for God, not the love of God. Anything he taught came from a carnal, devilish nature, and not from Jesus Christ. Christ has no fellowship with sinners and devils.
The one walking in murderous hatred knows nothing of the grace of God. You possess nothing more than your mentors do, which is to say, nothing.
Arthur, does God not require more from you than juvenile remarks without substance or truth? Or have you only jumped out of the frying pan into the fire, a sinner now claiming the throne of God, with rights and privileges above Christ that entitle you to mock His brethren who speak sincerely and provide you with ample Scriptural evidence and reason for what they say?
Where did we say that women are to be treated as “cooties” and relegated to sleeping in the barn? Why do you make things up, entertaining yourself and those in darkness with such absurdities? What sin has brought you into such hostility with all that is decent and godly?
Calvinism by Kent Rieske: A brief history and origins of calvinism by Ken Rieske: This is Scary – Please Share. Any man who teaches calvinism or any part of it is an absolute fraud and false prophet. He is an “ungodly man” who is fulfilling the warning of Jude 3-4.