A very thoughtful and provoking response below by Dr. D.A. Carson:
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(HT: Mike G. Smith via facebook)
Calvinists cannot appeal to the instinctual knowledge of good and evil that God has placed within man as a proof of God’s existence (one of the things he tries to use in the video) since they proclaim the moronic doctrine of total depravity.
I think I know what you are saying. . . Carson is not appealing to inherent goodness in man, but just that we are made in God’s image. . . given a conscience that is unique.
By total depravity, I mean that every part of our humanity is affected by sin. This in no way means that we are as bad as we possibly could be. God’s grace abounds, even among those who are lost. My encouragement to you would be to meditate on the following Scriptures: *Gen. 6:5; Ps. 7:11; 10:4;51:5; Rom. 3:10-18; 5:10, 12; 6:23; 8:5-8; 14:23; 1 Cor. 2:14; Eph. 2:1-3, 5; Col.1:21-22*
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