On Facebook, I encountered a Calvinist who very well illustrates their mentality about the Bible. Which is to say, he holds philosophical premises that he forces into the text of the Bible. It doesn’t matter how absurd his interpretation is, he still insists it is correct.
In this post, the Calvinist to trying to get someone to say “salvation is something we do”. He tried to phrase his questions to get a predefined result. I understood what he was trying to do and preemptively set up a parallel which he would have to ignore in order to make his point. He was unhappy with my questions.
Here are the main posts in the conversation. Notice his lack of addressing the issues: