"Jesus was a Calvinist" (ha, ha)
When a "free willer" mockingly says: "Jesus was also a Calvinist", and then yuks it up like he is being really funny.
My Response: Yes, sir, the Lord Jesus taught the same doctrines of what later became known as "Calvinism" or Monergism.
Take it up with Him.
"For many are called, BUT FEW ARE CHOSEN." Matthew 20:16 and 22:14
“And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved: but FOR THE ELECT’S SAKE, WHOM HE HATH CHOSEN, he hath shortened the days.” Mark 13:20
"For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even THE ELECT." Mark 13:22
"And then shall he send his angels, and shall gather together HIS ELECT from the four winds, from the uttermost part of the earth to the uttermost part of heaven." Mark 13:27
"And shall not God avenge HIS OWN ELECT, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?" Luke 18:7
"ALL that the Father giveth me SHALL COME to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out." John 6:37
"Therefore said I unto you, that NO MAN CAN COME UNTO ME, EXCEPT IT WERE GIVEN UNTO HIM OF MY FATHER." John 6:65
"I lay down my life FOR THE SHEEP. Other sheep I HAVE (Gentiles), which are not of this fold (Jews); THEM ALSO I MUST BRING, and THEY SHALL HEAR MY VOICE; and there shall be one fold and one shepherd." John 10:16
"Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and TO GIVE HIS LIFE A RANSOM FOR MANY." (not for everybody). Matthew 20:28
"And he said unto them, This is my blood of the New Testament, which is SHED FOR MANY." (not for everybody). Mark 14:24
"But ye believe not BECAUSE YE ARE NOT OF MY SHEEP, as I said unto you, MY SHEEP HEAR MY VOICE, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My FATHER, WHICH GAVE THEM ME, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. I and my Father are one." John 10:26-30
"As thou hast given him power over all flesh; that he should give eternal life TO AS MANY AS THOU HAST GIVEN HIM." John 17:2
"I pray for them; I pray not for the world, but for THEM WHICH THOU HAST GIVEN ME; for they are thine." John 17:9
"Ye have not chosen me, BUT I HAVE CHOSEN YOU". John15:16
"...BUT I HAVE CHOSEN YOU OUT OF THE WORLD, therefore the world hateth you." John 15:19
See more on this in “Did we choose God or did He choose us?
ALL of grace, believing the Book - the King James Holy Bible.
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