is a Calvinist teaching, based on Romans 8:28–30, that God calls his comes from the Latin word “to choose” and is used to identify those chosen by God. In the Old Testament, the twelve tribes of Israel are the elect... more and through His Is a term used to identify unmerited assistance by God primarily to redeem and transform human beings. In the early and medieval church it also referr... more the Holy Spirit creates true saving In word for belief and faith is the same in Latin and most European languages, but in English faith often denotes an active believe, one that inspires... more that perseveres to the end of the elect’s life qualifying the believer for eternal salvation. The Contrary to popular belief, the term does not refer to protest against the Roman Catholic Church. The term original refers to a formal protest lodged ... more idea of being “born again” comes from this concept.