Doctrines of John Calvin relating to Soteriology. Calvin stressed that people are saved through God’s grace, not through their own merits. The most famous of Calvin’s ideas is his doctrine of predestination. The famous Calvinism T.U.L.I.P. are five theological points developed in response the five articles of the Remonstrance (followers of Jacobus Arminius) presented as a disagreement of the interpretations of John Calvin and presented during the Synod of Dordrecht 1618-1619.  These five points of Calvinism referred with the acrostic T.U.L.I.P are as follows:

[T]otal Depravity
[U]nconditional Election
[L]imited Atonement
[I]rresistible Grace
[P]erseverance of the Saints