Section 1: The History of the Debate - Beginning with Augustine, Pelagian doctrine is clearly explained, as are Augustine's refutations. Attention next shifts to Luther's answers to Erasmus' emphasis on free will, then to the Synod of Dordt's reply to Arminius.
Section 2: The Testimony of Scripture - The Five Points of Calvinism are explained. Supporting texts are given, and the questions raised in opposition by Arminians are answered in their contextual setting. Applications of Calvinism are compared with the Arminian view of man's free will.
Section 3: Evangelism - Many of the great preachers and evangelists throughout history have been Calvinists. This portion includes careful instruction and explains the role of God's law in evangelism.