Predestination, in theology, is the doctrine that all events have been willed by
God, usually with ... He believed God's predestination was based on God's
foreknowledge of .... who were save...
Jul 4, 2013 ... Most Massachusetts colonists were nonseparating Puritans who wished to ...
Puritans believed that belief in Jesus and participation in the ... choosing those
who will be saved and those who will receive God's irresistible grace. .... This
system came to be called the Congregational or "New England Way.
The Puritans were a varied group of religious reformers who emerged within the
... They believed that the civil government should strictly enforce public morality
by ... You might tell them about the Puritan belief in predestination, which
provides ... to students that, in the Calvinist scheme, God decided who would be
saved or .....
They were to be an example for the rest of the world in rightful living. ... Puritans
believed that those chosen by God to be saved — the elect — would ... John
Winthrop penned this view of the ideal life, also known as the "Arbella Covenant,"
The Puritans believed in the concept of original sin. ... The Puritans maintained
that those whom God had chosen for salvation would consequently be compelled
The Pilgrims who settled Plymouth Colony were part of a faction known as ...
Puritans believed in the concept of predestination: that God chose each human
being ... Some of these worldly guys are saved and they just don't know it yet (
they ... of Puritan exceptionalism, that the Puritans were a specially chosen
people on a ...
The Puritans were a group of people who grew discontent in the Church of ... The
Puritans believed that the Bible was God's true law, and that it provided a plan ...
What it did show was the danger that their self-imposed isolation had put them in.
... kept all Puritans constantly working to do good in this life to be chosen for the...
These beliefs formed the Puritans' path to salvation and created a religion with a
strict ... sects, the concept of unconditional election is often called predestination.
Puritans believed that God chose who would be saved and who would be
chosen for ... Being chosen meant that a person had found the path to salvation,
Puritans, a subsect of Christianity, shared the normative belief that everyone was
... from the church, sailed to New England and started what is now called
Puritanism. ... unpardonable sins are those committed by straying from trying to
fulfill God's ... They believed that a select few were chosen by God to be saved
and that ...
Theirs was the position of the Separatist: they believed that the reforms of the
Anglican ... function in the church should be chosen by common voice" (
Wheelwright, vii). ... doe by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence
of God, and one .... The Puritans were nonconformists as were the Pilgrims, both
of which .....