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seriously into the Word of God

THE BIG PICTURE

God made the world. He did so with a purpose. A purpose besides just getting glory. He wanted a people for Himself. A family. Hence He calls Himself Father. And all those adopted into His family are His children. And … Continue reading

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Faith and Choice [part 3]

Let me start with faith since I didn’t finish with the whole story last time. I said that we grasp spiritual truths by faith.  Even as worldly wisdom is acquitted by natural means, that being through the senses and through … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING PRESDESTINATION AND FREE WILL [part 2]

Spiritual truths are grasped by faith. We read from 1st Corinthians 2: “Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away; … Continue reading

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PHILOSOPHY, THE TRINITY, AND NECESSITY [part 1]

God is beyond our finite minds to grasp and comprehend for He lives in unapproachable light. The wonder of Him who created the universe with a word is beyond us. That He is one God yet three persons who each … Continue reading

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Does Faith Precede Or Result From the New Birth? A response to Ronnie Rogers [part 1]

 by Michael White Ronnie Rogers’ paper was published on Friday, 07 November 2014 04:30 at SBC Today. To be a consistent Calvinist, a person must believe that the Bible teaches God limits His redemptive love toward His creation and that … Continue reading

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SAVING FAITH: WHERE IT COMES FROM, PART 3 of 3

Part 1 can be found here: https://sbcopenforum.com/2014/08/23/against-fuller-and-the-idea-of-moral-inability-why-israel-missed-the-messiah-and-why-many-cant-believe/ Part 2 can be found here: https://sbcopenforum.com/2014/08/23/part-2-against-fuller-and-moral-inability-why-many-can-not-believe/ Part 1 is about how the Jewish people missed the Messiah and did not recognize Jesus as God in the flesh because their sin[s] blinded them … Continue reading

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PART 2: AGAINST FULLER AND MORAL INABILITY, Why Many Can Not Believe

THIS IS PART 2 OF 3. WHY MANY TODAY CAN NOT BELIEVE. Part 1 [https://sbcopenforum.com/2014/08/23/against-fuller-and-the-idea-of-moral-inability-why-israel-missed-the-messiah-and-why-many-cant-believe/] was about how the Jewish people missed the Messiah. Now of course they all did not miss the Messiah, and not all people today will … Continue reading

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AGAINST FULLER AND THE IDEA OF MORAL INABILITY: WHY ISRAEL MISSED THE MESSIAH, AND WHY MANY CAN’T BELIEVE, AND WHY SOME DO

PART 1: WHY ISRAEL MISSED THE TIME OF THEIR VISITATION Part 2: https://sbcopenforum.com/2014/08/23/part-2-against-fuller-and-moral-inability-why-many-can-not-believe/ In studying the Word, I found more evidence to show why Fuller, and by extension Ken Hamrick, is wrong about the idea of moral inability. Moral inability, … Continue reading

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SBC Convention, next year

The SBC Convention will be in Columbus Ohio in 2015.

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LORD and SAVIOR: The TRUE GOSPEL JESUS

Jesus is both the Lord of all, and the Savior of all who believe. He is not just Lord of those who believe, but he is Lord of all those who do not believe. Understanding His role as Lord as … Continue reading

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What Do Southern Baptists Believe about Divine Sovereignty and Human Responsibility in Salvation?

by Charles L. Quarles Former Vice President for the Integration of Faith and Learning Former Dean of the Caskey School of Divinity Former Carter Research Professor of New Testament and Greek Louisiana Baptist College Over the last several years, discussions … Continue reading

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God’s Infallible Foreknowledge

Dear Reader, This blog post is for those Christians that believe God sees/knows the future. It assumes that you also believe that is so. Of course,all are welcome to read this and respond in any way they see fit and … Continue reading

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To Believe

From my blog To disbelieve is NOT to know it as true and disagree with it. To disbelieve is NOT to know something as true and refuse to submit to it. To disbelieve is to not think it true at … Continue reading

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2 Peter 3:9 Explained

But do not let this one fact escape your notice, beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day. The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count … Continue reading

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Limited Atonement

Has the Gospel been presented to all? I don’t think so, Have many died without hearing it? Yes. Does every moral agent know and violate the law of God? yes. We then see a difference between the law and the … Continue reading

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Limited Knowing and Limited Election

A quote from the book  Silas Marner: “Limited knowledge, that is, does not prevent people from interpreting what they see — only from interpreting it accurately.”

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Does God Enable Faith?

Over at SBC today, I posted in reply: Thanks for your reply. Here is one thing you said that kind of agrees with me:

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