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    Re: John Calvin on John 3:16

    disciple
    tomas, do you see a logical dilemma with what God did with Israel (i.e., loving them and then hating them; loving the alien but then sending them to hell, cf. deut 10:18)?

    As far as...
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    Re: John Calvin on John 3:16

    Doug:
    are you asking this from flynn and i, or from the others?

    You Guys! DG and company would say that the three statements don’t have to be reconciled because statement #2 is false
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    Re: John Calvin on John 3:16

    If you don’t mind I would like to stand back and look at where we are at on this on this thread so far. Please correct me if I have any details wrong. It seems that there are three separate hurdles...
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    Re: John Calvin on John 3:16

    Disciple do these quotes come from your own research or do you have a resource on high Calvinism that you are using? I find them all very interesting

    Peace
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    Re: John Calvin on John 3:16

    Milt
    First we have to make a clear distinction between the "reprobate" and the "unsaved". Then, if we agree with those who say that God does have "some" or "all" sort of love for the reprobate (the...
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    Re: John Calvin on John 3:16

    Maybe these men took a long look at their own sin, realized that their intellect might deceive them, and in light of seemingly conflicting passages choose to submit to scripture even if it did not...
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    Re: A Case For Ammillennialism

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    The Bible contains an eschatology of severe conflict between Christ's people and the people of Satan; one that will never cease until the final Advent of Jesus. The conflict may metamorphosize...
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    Re: What we say

    I love this quote from John Newton

    Of all people who engage in controversy, we, who are called Calvinists, are most expressly bound by our own principles to the exercise of gentleness and...
  9. Re: 5solas.org and PristineGrace.org make Phil Johnson's bad theology page!!! Woo Hoo!!!

    I’m probably a lower Calvinist than Brandon but I’m higher in my Calvinism than PJ who is in turn higher than John Bunyan, so what. Why is there this innate need to categorize everyone and to refuse...
  10. Re: 5solas.org and PristineGrace.org make Phil Johnson's bad theology page!!! Woo Hoo!!!

    DG
    Phil responded... I'll respond back

    This is a great development it shows that PJ is willing to dialog something that many were assuming would never happen just yesterday. May God be glorified...
  11. Re: 5solas.org and PristineGrace.org make Phil Johnson's bad theology page!!! Woo Hoo!!!

    Please don’t take this wrong
    I condemn completely Johnson’s labeling of this fine forum as bad theology based on statements taken out of context with out taking the time to learn exactly why they...
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    Re: The Doctrine of Hell

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    their eschatology was off which is the very reason they were out in the desert to begin with.

    In light of the conditions in Palestine during the first century B.C. it seems to me that...
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    Re: The Doctrine of Hell

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    4. The scroll authors--which I believe are far more orthodox in their OT interpretations--identify a very different use of these expressions. Eternal punishment (in all its variations: eternal...
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    Re: The Doctrine of Hell

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    yes indeed. i think there is more accomodation in the language of Scripture than we like to acknowledge. human's (unbelievers and believers) are still trying to acquire knowledge so as to...
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    Re: Different Views..

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    These laws and others like them simply do not point to Christ and, therefore, cannot be seen as types or foreshadows. They are not redemption defining, but rather, are justice and righteousness...
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    Re: Different Views..

    BK says:

    I believe the essence of the command you cite is in regards to older children (teenagers, most likely) who are incorrigible and who commit public crimes of a heinous nature, not ones who...
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    Re: Different Views..

    I would like to point out how similar our systems would look to an outsider. Except for no blue laws and no stoning of back talking kids I don’t think you would see a lot of difference if it were BK...
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    Re: Different Views..

    In an act of what must be the result of providence I ran across a quote from C.S. Lewis that I think will shed some light on this discussion. He was writing to folks who believed that God would not...
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    Re: Different Views..

    It is extremely difficult for me to understand how a person can say they love something (ie the Law of God) when they believe it is done away with or no longer applicable to their life. I say to that...
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    Re: Different Views..

    What do you mean by "freedom of religion"? Does it mean that religions prescribing free homosexual love, or sex with children, or sacrifices of animals or humans should be tolerated? Or should such...
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    Re: Different Views..

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    Man your good! thanks for the responses you really know how to make a guy think.

    First about the Isaiah passage, to me this is a good one because it tells what the roll of government will be....
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    Re: Different Views..

    Hey tomas and carol ya'all are killin me here!
    Sorry for the double team I just couldn’t resist

    Job was saved the same way you are saved. I am sure we would agree on that
    I’m not talking...
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    Re: Different Views..

    HEY Guys
    I have a few more real questions.
    If the written OT law is so important for sanctification how could Job be considered blameless and upright when he had no access to it?

    How could Enoch...
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    Re: Different Views..

    Thanks for your reply to my questions BK I think it allows us to really compare the two systems (theonomy and Christonomy). Let me remind you of how the ethical issue of slavery developed in America....
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    Re: Different Views..

    O.k. BK I have some real questions not just rhetorical ones

    Is slavery against the law of God? If so how do you know this? If not should a Christian care about removing slavery from the earth?
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