Can a Calvinist Pray for His Child to Be “Elect?”

Recently I heard of a well-known Calvinist pastor, author, speaker, who, on a podcast, testified that he often goes into his little son's bedroom after he's asleep and prays over him that he be among the elect.While I certainly understand the pastor's sentiment and desire, I wonder if this is consistent with Calvinist theology? For any of you who are coming here without knowing me, let me assure you I have read a lot of Calvinist literature--from Calvin to John Piper and virtually every … [Read more...]


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