The other TULIP
If you are familiar with Calvinism you probably know of the acronym TULIP which stands for the five points that Calvinists believe in.
Perseverance of the saints
There is another TULIP acronym which isn’t as well known.
T — Total Humility
U — Unconditional Kindness
L — Limited Criticism
I — Irresistible Graciousness
P — Perseverance in Patience
I learned about the second TULIP from this article: The Doctrines of Graciousness I recommend this for every Calvinist reading this post. Anyone believing the first five points also needs the second five. And if you are a Christian who isn’t a Calvinist you need the second TULIP even if you don’t believe the first.
I learned of the article from a link in this blog post: Your theological crisis was preordained…