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What is My Theology? (Sam Storms)

Sam Storms recently wrote a great post summarizing his theology and theological positions on various points. I in agreement with most, but not all points. I was surprised by his view of the sacrament and his firmness on the election of children, two areas I have not extensively studied. In particular, I appreciated this prefatory comment:

“Please understand that the issues below are not regarded as fundamental in the sense that one must believe them in order to be a Christian.” This is a point that otherwise doctrinaire Calvinists and theologically-minded folk sometimes seem to forget. In the words of Puritan Divine, Rupert Meldenzie (popularized by Baxter): “In the essentials unity, in the non-essentials diversity, in all things charity.”