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Does the doctrine of “eternal security” promote sin?

Do those who believe in the doctrine of “eternal security” have a greater or lesser tendency to commit sin? I am hoping to have a stab at answering this question here. This is a deep question and one that I feel has a better chance of being answered from both sides on a forum rather…

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Where is the lake of fire?

I don’t believe the lake of fire is where people think it is. Most people, and as I used to think, was that the lake of fire is somewhere next to heaven. This is generally believed, because of the account about the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16. Luke 16:19-26 NASB “Now there was…

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What is fruit?

NASB Galatians 5:19 Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, NASB Galatians 5:20 idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, NASB Galatians 5:21 envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice…

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Is creation sufficient to convert sinners?

Romans 1:1, 20 NASB Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, [20] For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse….

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Church “faith” vs Biblical Faith (Part 1)

Have we ever heard people talk about someone and say so and so was sick but had faith but they died!  I’ve heard that often and have wondered if its a legitimate statement.  It almost makes it sound like that faith is a feeling.  Its interesting how the meaning of the word faith has become…

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Found this on @RobothiveIRC twitter feed

Regarding the USA bathroom debate…. #bathroomdebate pic.twitter.com/y4IsQhwcna — robothiveIRC (@robothiveIRC) June 6, 2016

I’d rather see a sermon…

I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I’d rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way. The eye’s a better pupil and more willing than the ear, Fine counsel is confusing but example’s always clear; And the best of all preachers are the men who live their creeds, For…

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Is the church still in Egypt?

Slavery is just another name for a lousy job with lousy working conditions. some jobs are better than others. Some jobs enslave us and some really help us get ahead. Therefore slavery is a matter of degree. Also John 8:30-36 (NASB)Acts 3:22 “Moses said, ”THE LORD GOD WILL RAISE UP FOR YOU A PROPHET LIKE…

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What kind of prayers does God answer?

Does God hear all prayers made by Christians? (NASB)1 John 5:14-15 This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. [15] And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have…

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Conditional Predestination

I consider myself to be a conditional predestinationist. I don’t say God is in total control but rather that he is in ultimate control. If He was in total control we could not have free will but at best our free will would be an illusion. According to this we would think we had free…

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Thoughts on omniscience

If I were to ask the question “Does anything ever surprise God?” I would generally get a negative answer. If I was to ask the question differently such as “Does anyone ever disappoint God?” or “Does God ever become angry?” then I would get quite a different answer. Does anyone get angry if everything is…

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Blessing and mourning

Why is it that so many Christians don’t experience blessings?  Should we be experiencing blessings today or are they just some fuzzy spiritual concept? (KJV)Matthew 5:4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Notice the word “are” is in italics. This means that “are” is not in the greek. It was added…

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