On Wednesday I expressed some frustration with my recent reading of John Frame’s Apologetics to the Glory of God: An Introduction. But three points really did stand out to me, and have occupied my thinking a great deal since I finished the book. The first point I discussed yesterday: apologetics must lead to a fully-orbed view of God. The second point is this:
2. Everyone, at some level, knows God.
Given Frame’s Reformed soteriology, he raises this important question, which becomes a real linchpin in his presuppositionalism. What is the ‘point of contact’ for someone who does not yet believe in God? ‘What is there in him, if anything at all, that is capable of receiving God’s grace?’ (p82). The Arminian, he says, would answer “man’s reason and free will” but the Calvnist however, would argue that,
God made man in his image – an image that is marred by sin…
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