Avoiding Smarty-Pants Theology
Bible teachers have their more sophisticated ways of saying, "Nanny nanny boo boo."
And perhaps we Calvinists are especially susceptible to this temptation to pump our team more than focusing on biblical truths.
We would do well to track with John Frame's observations and maybe adjust our attitudes accordingly.
Frame writes in Evangelical Reunion:
[I]t is not hard to convince people of Calvinistic teachings when you avoid using Calvinistic jargon. . . . [T]here is a slogan among the…