The circumstances of life in our fallen world present persistent questions, even among mature Christian believers, which test our faith. Tragedy and suffering, in particular, evoke questions about God’s character and His plan for us on our Christian journey. In addition, new and seasoned students of the Bible and theology are often perplexed by puzzling questions about what God has revealed to us. If left unanswered, such questions can drive a wedge between us and our knowledge and love of the Lord. However, if we look in the right places for answers, our faith can be strengthened, our hope …
Francis Turretin was a Swiss-Italian Protestant theologian, an earnest defender of the Calvinistic orthodoxy represented by the Synod of Dort, and one of the authors of the Helvetic Consensus, which defended the formulation of double predestination from the Synod of Dort and the verbal inspiration of the Bible.