When one says he is a “Calvinist” or “reformed” or confesses to believe in the “doctrines of grace”, he is merely concisely stating his theological position. As for me, I’ve never even read anything of John Calvin to date, so I am hardly a “follower of Calvin”.
What I am, however, is a Christian who upholds the sovereignty of God in all things, most certainly in the salvation of the souls of men. As Ephesians 1:3-14 clearly reveals, the redemption of man is for the glory of God alone to the praise of the Lord Jesus Christ. Yet, there is an abundance of additional passages through Scripture that further support God’s electing grace, which is the point of this series.
The following six articles provides 68 reasons why God sovereignly saves His people from their sin and from His wrath through the Lord Jesus Christ and the regenerating work of the Holy Spirit. I invite you to read through each article no matter where you are in the theological spectrum. My hope is that you will be edified in your understanding of God’s amazing grace.
I also really appreciate what John Piper had to say in this article: Saying What You Believe Is Clearer Than Saying “Calvinist”
May you be blessed as you grow in the knowledge and grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.