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Definition of Arminians

Arminian
Arminian Ar*min"i*an (?; 277), a. Of or pertaining to Arminius of his followers, or to their doctrines. See note under Arminian, n.
Arminian
Arminian Ar*min"i*an, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One who holds the tenets of Arminius, a Dutch divine (b. 1560, d. 1609). Note: The Arminian doctrines are: 1. Conditional election and reprobation, in opposition to absolute predestination. 2. Universal redemption, or that the atonement was made by Christ for all mankind, though none but believers can be partakers of the benefit. 3. That man, in order to exercise true faith, must be regenerated and renewed by the operation of the Holy Spirit, which is the gift of God. 4. That man may resist divine grace. 5. That man may relapse from a state of grace.

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- Calvinists and Arminians. The first Baptists—called "General Baptists" because of their confession of a "general" or unlimited atonement—were Arminians. The Baptist...
- I. Charles I supported the Arminians, and continued the trend of promoting them; Charles tended to promote only Arminians.[14] The religious changes which...
- Calvinists. However, it is now rare to call Arminians a part of the Reformed tradition, with the majority of Arminians today being members of the Methodist Churches...
- embraced primarily by Arminian Christians who are influenced by the theology of Jacob Arminius or John Wesley. Wesleyan Arminians believe that grace enables...
- Wesleyan theology, otherwise known as Wesleyan–Arminian theology, or Methodist theology, is a theological tradition in Protestant Christianity that emphasizes...
- in faith. Arminians believe that this is compatible with salvation by grace alone, since all the actual saving is done by grace. Arminians believe that...
- draws. Arminians reject the Calvinist teaching that God draws for the purpose of forced regeneration irrespective of their wishes. Rather Arminians believe...
- were published in a do****ent called The Remonstrance of 1610, and the Arminians were therefore also known as Remonstrants. They taught conditional election...
- (1560–1609). Like Calvinists, Arminians agree that all people are born sinful and are in need of salvation. Cl****ical Arminians emphasize that God's free...
- relationship with Him upon the condition of a ****vering faith in Christ. Arminians find the Scriptures describing both the initial act of faith in Christ...
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