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    Who seeks God? A little help here.

    OK, a little help here on a supposed Biblical contradiction. How are these two verses not contradictory?

    Rom 3:11 no one understands; no one seeks for God.


    Heb 11:6 And without faith...
  2. Thread: 2 John

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    Re: 2 John

    What about just people in general. Let's say for instance I have family members who are not Christians. Should I have them over for dinner?
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    Re: Need Some Insight

    The reason my wife would have her tubes tied is because she is already have a C-Section. The doctors will already have her in surgery with the tubes well within reach. Her doctor actually...
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    Re: Need Some Insight

    Mary,
    I can tell you that birth control pills work in two ways. One is to stop/regulate ovulation so that the egg is not impregnated. What few people realize though is that birth control pills...
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    Re: Need Some Insight

    Jack, not an abortion at all. Asking about having my wifes tubes tied.

    Want to make that distinction clear.
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    Re: Need Some Insight

    Thank you both for your thoughts. I will certainly keep you both in prayer, and thank you for yours.

    WB, as to your point about the doctor messing something up. We already know they did with my...
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    Need Some Insight

    Hello to all. I am in need of some thoughts from the members on this board.

    The good Lord has blessed my wife and I with 4 children. The second of which died while in utero. With each of the 4...
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    Re: The Gospel through dialogue

    I remember posting a similar thread on this board quite some time ago, and a dear brother made one thing very clear to me as it relates to evangelism. Our charge of evangelism, as being a part of...
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    Re: Eternal Security & Matt 18:21-35

    Herein lies the problem though. If we say the servant in the parable is of the elect, then how can God punish him until he repays God his debt (sin). We can never repay the debt owed for our sin.
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    Eternal Security & Matt 18:21-35

    I have been confronted with the parable found in Matt 18:21-35 as it relates to eternal security (perseverance of the saints).

    Here's what I need help with, in v. 23 lays out the fact that what...
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    Re: Book recommendations

    I work for a publisher and one of the items that we have is a database of EVERY book published in the 18th Century. I was going through it the other day looking for some items to study and found...
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    Hypothetical question about Polygamy

    There have been many stories in the news recently about mormon polygamists because of the child molester Warren Jeffs (or whatever his name is). It's led me to study a bit on the practice just so I...
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    Help with the nature of the atonement

    I'm certain this has been discussed several times before here, but how do you answer challenges to Limited Atonement/Particular Redemption based on 1Jn 2:2. I know the incredible number of verses...
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    Re: Question on John Piper

    I do. Never considered it in these terms.

    I will look at the provided text further. Thank you.
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    Re: Question on John Piper

    Can you please explain further why these terms are not acceptable? Is it simply that they are Roman in nature, or do the terms, or what they represent contradict the Bible?

    I ask this question...
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    Re: Question on John Piper

    Thank you all for your replies.

    Our church is forming small groups to study this book, and our pastor who I have always believed is solidly reformed will be preaching on this during the lenten...
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    Question on John Piper

    The following quote if from Piper's book The Passion of Jesus Christ. This comes from a chapter entitled "To Become a Ransom for Many". Does Piper completely deny limited atonement? I had always...
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    Re: Prayer Request

    Thank you all for your support and prayer. I don't know where this will all lead, but I do take comfort in knowing that it is in the hands of God, and that no matter the outcome, it will serve His...
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    Prayer Request

    Hello Brethren,
    You have all been very helpful with theology questions in the past, and for that I have always been thankful. If I could make one more request of you all, it would be for prayer.
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  20. Thread: son(s) of man

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    son(s) of man

    The term Son of man, or son(s) of man appears many times throughout the Bible. While often times the implication is clear, I sometimes find myself confused as to whom it should be applied.
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    The "prophet" Joel Olsteen

    I really can't explain why, but I often find myself watching Joel Olsteen on Sunday mornings. I can assure you that it has NOTHING to do with worship, nor that I expect that Olsteen will actually...
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    Help with Scripture

    Hello All,
    After a study with three of my friends this weekend, we began discusssing our own personal studies and this question was asked that had us all stumped. I am hoping someone may be able to...
  23. Re: Where does it say Jesus went to Hell to get the Keys to Heaven?

    I know this teaching is prevelant in the Word of Faith movement. They cite the verses that WB posted. It is interesting to note that if you carefully study all the verses where the keys to heaven...
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    Re: Happy Birthday ashamoun

    Thank you all for the kind words.

    I just saw this thread just now.

    God bless you all.
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    Re: Nature of the Atonement

    Mike,
    That helps out tremendously. Thank you brother.
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