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p. 112. Conversionlocked

  • Jon Balserak

Abstract

What is conversion? Reformed theology believes that everyone is born unconverted as sinners, enemies of God and hell-bound. ‘Conversion’ explains that Calvinism asserts that people do not want to convert and they cannot convert themselves—only God can convert a person. Calvinism also asserts that God has already chosen those whom he will convert—the elect. This doctrine of predestination is key to Calvinism. But does God love everyone? This concept is discussed along with the differences between true and false conversions and how people deal with the idea of whether or not they are one of the chosen ones.

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