In this state [man's fallen condition], the Free Will of man toward the True God is not only wounded, maimed, infirm, bent, and weakened; but it is also imprisoned, destroyed and lost. And its powers are not only debilitated and useless unless they be assisted by grace, but it has no powers whatever except such as are excited by Divine grace.


To say that Romans 7 describes the Christian is to slight the grace of God and to foster wanton behaviour.


A good conscience is paradise.


God decreed to save and damn certain particular persons.

This decree has its foundation in the foreknowledge of God, by which he knew from all eternity those individuals who would, through his preventing [going before] grace, believe, and, through his subsequent grace would persevere by which foreknowledge, he likewise knew those who would not believe and persevere.


The providence of God is subordinate to creation;

and it is, therefore, necessary that it should not impinge against creation, which it would do, were it to inhibit or hinder the use of free will in man. . .


About Jacobus Arminius

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Birthday October 10, 1560
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