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  Canons of Dort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canons of Dort, or Canons of Dordrecht, formally titled The Decision of the Synod of Dort on the Five Main Points of Doctrine in Dispute in the Netherlands, is the judgment of the National Synod held in the Dutch city of Dordrecht in 1618 / 19.
Today, the Canons of Dort form one of the confessional standards of many of the Reformed churches around the world, including the Netherlands, Australia, and North America.
These canons are in actuality a judicial decision on the doctrinal points in dispute from the Arminian controversy of that day.
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 Synod of Dort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Synod of Dort was a National Synod held in Dordrecht in 1618/19, by the Dutch Reformed Church, in order to settle a serious controversy in the Dutch churches initiated by the rise of Arminianism.
Dort was a contemporary colloquial English term for the town of Dordrecht.
The Decision of the Synod of Dort on the Five Main Points of Doctrine in Dispute in the Netherlands, popularly known as the Canons of Dort, is the explanation of the judicial decision of the Synod.
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 Canons of Dordt (or Synod of Dort)
A service of thanksgiving to God followed upon the completion of the Canons, a service at which it was thankfully remembered that the Lord had preserved the Reformed Churches in the midst of a life-and-death conflict, and had preserved for the churches the truth that salvation is of the Lord alone.
The Synod of Dort was an international church assembly called by the States General of the Netherlands to settle certain ecclesiastical and doctrinal matters that had been troubling the Reformed Church of the Netherlands.
Dort thus preserved the Augustinian, biblical doctrines of sin and grace against the claim that fallen mankind has free will, that the human condition in sin is not as desperate as the orthodox party said it is, and that election is only God's response to man's decision to believe.
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 The Canons of Dort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Decision of the Synod of Dort on the Five Main Points of Doctrine in Dispute in the Netherlands is popularly known as the Canons of Dort also called the Five Articles Against the Remonstrants.
The Synod of Dort was held in view of the serious disturbance in the Reformed Churches caused by the rise and spread of "Arminianism".
Each of the Canons consists of a positive and a negative part, the former being an exposition of the Reformed doctrine on the subject, and the latter a repudiation of the corresponding Arminian error.
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 Synod of Dort - Theopedia
The Synod of Dort (1618-19), held in order to settle controversy in the Dutch churches initiated by the rise of Arminianism, met in the city of Dordrecht as a national assembly of the Dutch Reformed Church, to which were also invited voting representatives from the Reformed churches in eight foreign countries.
Today, the Canons of Dort form one of the confessional standards of the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands and Australia, and in the Christian Reformed Church of North America.
The Arminian Controversy and the Synod of Dort
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 Canons of Dordt - Trinityurc.net
The Decision of the Synod of Dordt on the Five Main Points of Doctrine in Dispute in the Netherlands is popularly known as the Canons of Dordt (or the Five Articles Against the Remonstrants).
The Synod then developed the Canons which thoroughly rejected the Remonstrance of 1610 and scripturally set forth the Reformed doctrine on these debated points, now popularly called "the five points of Calvinism": unconditional election, limited atonement, total depravity, irresistible grace, and the perseverance of saints.
But as many as truly believe, and are delivered and saved from sin and destruction through the death of Christ, are indebted for this benefit solely to the grace of God given them in Christ from everlasting, and not to any merit of their own.
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 Today in Church History
On May 29, 1619, the Synod of Dort was adjourned at the conclusion of its one hundred eightieth session.
Contrary to popular modern impressions, the Canons of Dort were not a “rigid statement of monolithic Calvinism,” according to Robert Godfrey.
The Canons of Dort joined the Belgic Confession and the Heidelberg Catechism as the three-fold doctrinal standard in the Dutch Reformed tradition.
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 The Canons of Dort - Christian Reformed Church
The Synod of Dort was held in order to settle a serious controversy in the Dutch churches initiated by the rise of Arminianism.
In the Canons the Synod of Dort rejected these views and set forth the Reformed doctrine on these points, namely, unconditional election, limited atonement, total depravity, irresistible grace, and the perseverance of saints.
This translation of the Canons, based on the only extant Latin manuscript among those signed at the Synod of Dort, was adopted by the 1986 Synod of the Christian Reformed Church.
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 Kloosterman Genealogy, Dutch Terminology
The Synod of Dort met in the city of Dordrecht 1618-1619, as a national assembly of the Dutch Reformed Church, to which were invited representatives from the Reformed churches
Dort), may be unfamiliar to many an English-speaking Christian but it was the place where the churches of Holland, Britain, Germany and Switzerland held a great ecumenical conference which resulted in their unanimous agreement concerning the doctrines of grace reflected in the clear teaching of Scripture and the orthodox faith since New Testament times.
Modern Supralapsarians who claim that Dort sanctioned their teaching because it did not officially denounce it, are stretching that logic too far.8 The British delegates found themselves almost at all times in a middle and majority position at the Synod.
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 God's GWG - Canons of Dort
In the Canons the Synod of Dordt rejected these views and set forth the Reformed doctrine on these points, namely, unconditional election, limited atonement, total depravity, irresistible grace, and the perseverance of saints.
Although in form there are only four points, we speak properly of five points, because the Canons were structured to correspond to the five articles of the 1610 Remonstrance.
This translation of the Canons, based on the only extant Latin manuscript among those signed at the Synod of Dordt, was adopted by the 1986 Synod of the Christian Reformed Church.
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 The Canons of Dordt
The Canons of Dordrecht, the third of our "Forms of Unity," (Heidelberg Catechism, Netherlands or Belgic Confession of Faith, and The Canons of Dordt), are unique among our confessions in more than one respect.
Because the Canons are an answer to the Five Points of the Remonstrance, they set forth only certain aspects of the truth rather than the whole body of the truth, as do our other confessions.
For this reason also the Canons are referred to in our Formula of Subscription as "the explanation of some points" of the doctrine contained in the Heidelberg Catechism and the Confession of Faith.
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 Canons of Dordt
The Decision of the Synod of Dort on the Five Main Points of Doctrine in Dispute in the Netherlands is popularly known as the Canons of Dort (or the Five Articles Against the Remonstrants).
Although in form the Canons have only four sections, we speak properly of five points or heads of doctrine because the Canons were structured to correspond to the five articles of the 1610 Remonstrance.
The Canons are unique in representing a consensus of all the Reformed churches of their day.
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 Angels Dancing on the Head of a Pin
The Synod of Dort was a meeting of the Dutch Reformed Church to settle a theological issue within their church, which had been brought up by clergy who were called Remonstrants.
Arminians.) The Council formulated the Canons of Dort, which were adopted by the Dutch Reformed Church.
The Canons of Dort affirmed rigid predestination and what we call High Calvinism, which is important in Reformed theology as well as in most forms of contemporary Christian fundamentalism.
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 CANONS OF DORT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The third of our Doctrinal Standards is the Canons of Dort, also called the Five Articles Against the Remonstrants.
In these Canons the Synod set forth the Reformed doctrine on these points, namely, unconditional election, limited atonement, total depravity, irresistible grace, and the perseverance of the saints.
All office bearers of our Church are required to subscribe to these Canons as well as to the Confession of Faith and the Heidelberg Catechism.
www.almondvalley.org /creeds/canons_of_dort.htm   (287 words)

  
 Heidelberg Catechism Q & A's 20 & 65
This "new standing" was determined apart from any faith, act, or attitude of ours by the one "who saved us and called us with a holy calling, not in virtue of our works but in virtue of his own purpose and grace which he gave us in Christ Jesus AGES AGO"(2 Tim.
Because the decree of election in which it is grounded and which it is intended to effect is unconditional (Canons I, 7, 9; Rej.
Because the repentance and faith that the Gospel calls “demands” are not conditions or prerequisites (Canons I, Rej.
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 Sermons From The Canons Of Dort  by Rev. J. Bouwers
Sermons From The Canons Of Dort by Rev. J.
Sermons From The Canons Of Dort Headings III/IV by Rev. J.
Presenting a series of sermons dealing with the Word of God as summarized in the Canons of Dort, by Rev. J.
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 Synopsis of The Three Forms of Unity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Belgic Confession (1561), Heidelberg Catechism (1563) and the Canons of Dort (1619)
The Canons are a clarification of the Reformed soteriology inherent to the Catechism and the Confession.
The canons however, have a special place in that they address only two loci of theology and are not therefore a comprehensive confession and thus they are correlated to the two earlier documents which the Synod ratified and adopted.
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 Christ Reformed Church: The Canons of Dort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The convocation and proceedings of the Synod of Dort (1618- 1619) may be considered "among the most interesting events of the seventeenth century.
It was not merely a meeting of select divines of a single nation, but a convention of the Calvinistic world, to bear testimony against a rising and obtrusive error; to settle a question in which all the Reformed churches of Europe had an immediate and deep interest.
A national Synod was called by the States-General of Holland to meet in the city of Dordrecht (or Dort), for the purpose of examining the views of the Arminians in light of Scripture.
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The ERCUR is devoted to exposing and refuting Arminian soteriology as another gospel, and Baptistic [even Reformed] ecclesiology as a perversion of the nature of the covenant and so of God's work with His church.
The ERCUR consists, formally, as an ecclesiastical union of four congregations who maintain the Westminster Confession of Faith, the Heidelberg Catechism, and the Canons of Dort as their symbolic basis.
They are registered with the government and thus are given particular liberties with respect to publishing, holding seminars, and inviting foreign guests.
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 Canadian and American Reformed Churches - Canons of Dort
In these Canons the Synod set forth the Reformed doctrine on these points, namely, unconditional election, particular atonement, total depravity, invincible grace, and the perseverance of the saints.
Therefore, this Synod of Dort adjures, in the name of the Lord, all who piously call upon our Saviour Jesus Christ not to judge the faith of the Reformed Churches from the slander gathered from here and there.
Neither are they to judge from personal statements of some ancient or modern teachers, often quoted in bad faith, or taken out of context and explained contrary to their meaning.
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 Milpitas Bible Fellowship :: Teachings
1618 A.D. The Decision of the Synod of Dort on the Five Main Points of Doctrine in Dispute in the Netherlands is popularly known as the Canons of Dort.
The Canons also have a limited character in that they do not cover the whole range of doctrine, but focus on the five points of doctrine in dispute.
Moreover, the Synod warns calumniators themselves to consider the terrible judgment of God which awaits them, for bearing false witness against the confessions of so many Churches; for distressing the consciences of the weak; and for laboring to render suspected the society of the truly faithful.
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 A Devotional Commentary
From November 13, 1618 through May 9, 1619, the Synod of Dort convened at the request of Prince Maurice and the States-General of Holland, who supported his efforts to soliditate political authority.
Realistically, the Canons have a limited scope of inquiry in that they do not cover all of biblical doctrine, but focus on the five points of doctrine in dispute.
It will be noted that in the official form there are only four points because the Canons were structured to correspond to the five articles of the 1610 Remonstrance.
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 baptistfire.net >> Christian Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
These were produced by the Synod of Dort (1618-1619) as a response to Arminianism.
(Dort is in Holland.) The Five Points of Calvinism produced here were in response to five points presented by the Arminians.
The Synod was an international body and so made the Canons of Dort the most international of the Reformed documents.
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 Westminster Seminary California about
The five Canons (from the Greek word kanon, “rule, law, standard”) of the Synod of Dort are the crown jewel of Reformed Theology.
Unlike most theological writings in their day, the Canons were written in popular language so that all God’s people might understand and benefit from them.
The Church meets the Academy in the Canons as they are no ivory tower discourse, but the doctrine which all believers should confess heartily.
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 Reformed Creeds and Canons - ITR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The True canon (or standard), originally proposed, was apostolic origin and the use of writing in the churches.
Therefore, along with other apostolic writing, his letters were canonized as divine.
If anyone denies that it is the whole man, that is, both body and soul, that was "changed for the worse" through the offense of Adam's sin, but believes that the freedom of the soul remains unimpaired and that only the body is subject to
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 dort - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Visalia Trinity Christian Reformed Church
Canons Head II, Articles 6-7 (May 23, 2004)
Canons Head V, Article 1 (May 29, 2005)
Canons Head V, Article 11 (Sept 18, 2005)
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 Officail creed of Dutch/Christian/Canadian Reformed Churches
The Synod of Dort in 1618-1619 approved the Heidelberg Catechism, and it soon became the most ecumenical of the Reformed catechisms and confessions.
In the Netherlands it was at once gladly received by the churches, and it was adopted by national synods held during the last three decades of the sixteenth century.
The text, not the contents, was revised again at the Synod of Dort in 1618-19 and adopted as one of the doctrinal standards to which all officebearers in the Reformed churches were required to subscribe.
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