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James White vs Robert Wilkin Debate

Discussion in 'Salvation (Soteriology)' started by Free Gracer, May 29, 2005.

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  1. Free Gracer

    Free Gracer New Member

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    I recently picked up a DVD of a debate between James White, Sovereign Grace Baptist, and Robert N. Wilkin, of the Grace Evangelical Society. The topics were on regeneration and perseverance.

    If you do a search for the Grace Evangelical Society, or GES, on their website, there is a link to audio to the last half of the debate on perseverance.

    Might be worth you time to check it out!

    Antonio
     
  2. Free Gracer

    Free Gracer New Member

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    oh yeah, this debate took place only about a month ago
     
  3. BBAS 64

    BBAS 64 Contributor Supporter

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    Good Day, Free Gracer

    James White attends the PHOENIX REFORMED BAPTIST CHURCH

    http://www.prbc.org

    That was hardly a debate from my understanding there was no Cross in that discussion thus it fails to meet the form of a debate. So if one is looking to see a defense of either side it will not be found at this discussion. Maybe next time James and Robert will get down with answering some questions that are germaine to the issue.

    Peace to u,

    Bill
     
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    lightninboy Regular Member

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    From what I read about it, James White got flustered while Wilkin was confident and cheerful.
     
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    Beoga Sola Scriptura

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    Then I challenge out to broaden what you are reading, because if I am thinking of the same debate, it was Wilkin's presentation that was filled with ad hominums, that barely touched the issue, that preached to the choir, and wasn't a powerpoint presentation when it was supposed to be.
     
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    Bulldog Don't Tread on Me

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    Free Gracer New Member

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    Little apologist, you are just reading the blog from James White's website, you havent seen the DVD.

    I did.

    Bob Wilkin won!
     
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    And yes, Bob Wilkin used powerpoint....

    Why do people assert that which they do not know?
     
  9. Beoga

    Beoga Sola Scriptura

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    I havn't seen the DVD? :scratch:
    And you would know whether I have or not how?
     
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    By your obvious error by saying Bob didn't use powerpoint. He did. You claimed he didn't Case closed.
     
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    BBAS 64 Contributor Supporter

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    ^_^

    This was no debate, yes the dvd is availble. Still waiting for a good "debate with cross" But Mr. Wilkin will not let it happen...

    Peace to u,

    Bill
     
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    Van Contributor

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    Folks if you go to the James White website, http://www.aomin.org/James.html , and scroll down to last "formal debate" listed it the one with Mr. Wilkins. So it appears the exchange is viewed as a debate by some folks. ;)
     
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    Mr. Wilkin wil not let that happen, lol, as if that is the case. He has debated many where there is cross. He did not come up with the format but the church who organized it. And they both agreed to the format.
     
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    johnny_redeemed Soli Deo Gloria!

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    Did you hear the debate?? By your comments it does not sound like it. If you didn't how can you say who won?

    I have heard the debate, I have listened to it 3 times, and I do not know how you can say someone won. They tried to take on 2000 years of Christian theology in less than 2 hours (I think, I do not remember the exact time). You could spend 3 hours per debate topic and still not have enough time to get anywhere.

    I would like to know what you have read on this debate.
     
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