Eklegomai, Eklektos, Biblical Election

Facts from out of 19 verses about election from the greek word Eklegomai (g1586) or 23 verses from Eklektos (g1588)

  • There is not even one single verse tell us directly or indirectly or even have any indication at all that the election is unconditional
  • There is not even one single verse tell us directly or indirectly or even have any indication at all that the election is permanent and can not fell away
  • There are many clear warning on rejection (g114) and apostasy (g868)
  • Jesus elect 12 apostles, including Judas
  • Judas is elected directly by Christ
  • Judas fell away from the true faith
  • Christ is the only one truely elected by God
  • Election is conditional, elected in Christ
  • All of us elected if and only if we are in Christ
  • We stay elected, preserved, if and only if we stay in Christ


eklegomai, chosen, elected, in Christ

elected, chosen in Christ

Dissecting Calvinism Mindmap on TULIP and Predestination

Dissecting Calvinism: TULIP and Predestination Mindmap

Mindmap is available for download at

Calvinism: Continuation of the true story at the Garden of Eden

Genesis 3:11 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?

Adam: it wasn’t my fault. Eve, she gave me…
Eve: it wasn’t my fault. Devil, the serpent beguiled me…
Devil: it wasn’t my fault. God already predestined everything…

12 And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
13 And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

God is the Saviour of all men

Contrary with Calvinism teaching that God is Only Savior for those that chosen to believe, God’s Word clearly teach that He is the Savior of all men! Not only those that believe!

1Timothy 4:10 For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion, Book 3 Chapter 23

Institutes of the Christian Religion

A New Translation, by Henry Beveridge, Esq
Edinburgh: Printed for The Calvin Translation Society, 1845

Book 3, Chapter 23: Refutation of the calumnies by which this doctrine is always unjustly assailed.

This chapter consists of four parts, which refute the principal objections to this doctrine, and the various pleas and exceptions founded on these objections. These are preceded by a refutation of those who hold election but deny reprobation, Section 1. Then follows:

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