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  1. Brandan: I think I may have misrepresnted you...

    Brandan:

    I think I may have misrepresnted you with this quote above: Looking at this and seriously considering it, I would not have learned truth on a hundred different gospel matters that I've...
  2. Jacob Arminius in his response to the "Nine...

    Jacob Arminius in his response to the "Nine Questions" in the answer to question 8 affirms a quote from Augustine supporting his own views that I have not been able to find, even in his earlier works...
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    Bob Yes that would be a contradiction ...

    Bob



    Yes that would be a contradiction




    I certainly concur with that, especially in light of 2 Tim 2:25
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    Don, respectfully, you are utilizing paradoxical...

    Don, respectfully, you are utilizing paradoxical arguments and are becoming dialectical with yourself. You can't claim both contradictory propositions: that regeneration is needed as a prerequisite...
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    Regarding Psalm 110:3, it should be noted that...

    Regarding Psalm 110:3, it should be noted that power is not merely used in the sense of divine enablement. Power is more specific than that. Power is the miraculous (1 Cor 4:20, 2 Tim 3:5, 1 Thess...
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    don 19: I disagree I believe it is new...

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    I disagree I believe it is new birth, its the new man coming to Christ in Faith. That word draw denotes an inward impelling, which I believe is the Spirit of God working in the...
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    Don Greetings to all, this is my first...

    Don



    Greetings to all, this is my first post. Now I saw this statement and agree with it. Because of this, I dont believe the unregenerate are ever commanded to repent as Per Acts 17:30

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    Calvin on 2 Peter: "The doubts respecting this...

    Calvin on 2 Peter:

    "The doubts respecting this Epistle mentioned by Eusebius, ought not to keep us from reading it. For if the doubts rested on the authority of men, whose names he does not give,...
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    Thanks Don. On a very different (and...

    Thanks Don.

    On a very different (and temporary) note, for those who deny the homologoumena/antilegomena distinction, I would like to see their interpretation of this passage from Ecclesiastes...
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    Hi Bob, When I say Scripture, I mean that...

    Hi Bob,

    When I say Scripture, I mean that which is God-breathed. Not necessarily the same thing as the canon. As for these Protestants-turned-Catholic, I really marvel at their blindness. These...
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    Thanks Don. We will just have to disagree on...

    Thanks Don.

    We will just have to disagree on this. I recognize the acceptance of the book named James by the 'church' (wow!), and only will say that if they are right, James 2 on justification...
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    I appreciate your suggestions, and I am aware of...

    I appreciate your suggestions, and I am aware of the controversy here. Nevertheless, my mind is made up on this issue. James is Scripture, as I can judge all things and authenticate it. Men will...
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    Use Homolegoumena Scriptures

    Don,

    I do not attempt to interpret James 2:14-26 in any intelligible way, I can't. It was historically viewed as antilegomena even by the Roman Catholic Church until the canon of Trent in 1545...
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    Thanks. As for having perfect works, I believe it...

    Thanks. As for having perfect works, I believe it has to do with as James said: be a doer of the Word and not a hearer only (James 1:22-25). As James clarifies, the doer of the Word is one who looks...
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    Thanks so much Don, I agree fully except that a...

    Thanks so much Don, I agree fully except that a discussion of what you mean by 'perfect works' is definitely in order., as I'm not sure what you are getting at. --Bob
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    Faith is believing the promises of the gospel are...

    Faith is believing the promises of the gospel are true for you.

    "For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall...
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    Notitia, Assensus, and Fiducia

    Please look at the following article regarding this formula invented by Melanchthon. I do not agree with every point in it, especially the nature of the 'faith' (belief) of those wanting to kill...
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    Okay, glad to have cleared that up. I'd...

    Okay, glad to have cleared that up.



    I'd been contemplating 1 Cor 12:3 in the last few weeks. I found an interesting comment online recently that seems to tie the whole context together....
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    Hi again Don. "I, for one, do not accept this...

    Hi again Don.

    "I, for one, do not accept this notion that a single act or word spoken in time puts one past forgiveness." I do not accept this either, I'm not sure if you are claiming that I did....
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    The Sovereign Drug of Arminianism

    If anyone has never read this evidence presented by Augustus Toplady: that the whole Arminian system was invented by the papal Jesuits (Society of Jesus), which secret society has as it's sole...
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    Hi Don. There is more than one issue raised here...

    Hi Don. There is more than one issue raised here that are critical to judging all matters by the gospel.

    • Holy Spirit regeneration as contrasted to Holy Spirit enlightenment on various issues...
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    Thank you, I appreciate that! I have enjoyed many...

    Thank you, I appreciate that! I have enjoyed many of your writings here. :)

    There’s a diversity of views that may be denominated as sovereign grace. I am aware that Augustine may be placed in this...
  23. Augustine's Gospel Testimony Shortly Before Death

    Brethren,

    Here is a link to what I am talking about: https://www.newadvent.org/fathers/15121.htm

    Of course, the source is Roman Catholic but that does not matter.

    I have written a lot...
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    Thanks so much Don for your gospel testimony and...

    Thanks so much Don for your gospel testimony and wisdom demonstrated in these posts! More interaction to come soon. I am going to post a new thread on Augustine's late 'conversion' to the gospel of...
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    Thank you! :) I see regeneration...

    Thank you! :)



    I see regeneration foreshadowed in God clothing Adam and Eve, whereas they had tried to cover themselves in fig leaves. But regeneration is something God does. Of course, that...
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