Q- “Then what advantage has the Jew Or what is the value of circumcision?” Paul deals with the arguments of the Jews After Paul’s comments in Chapter 2 that there is no difference when it comes to God’s judgment towards either the Jew or Gentile, they ask Paul what then is special in being Jewish.
1. What total depravity is not: Total depravity does not mean that people are as wicked and sinful as they could be. Nor does it mean that people are incapable of doing good deeds. Even those who have never heard of Jesus Christ are able to love their children and even sacrifice their own lives
5/12/5/5/12 GENESIS 50 EXODUS 40 The Law or Pentateuch or 5 books of Moses LEVITICUS 27 (5 Books) NUMBERS 36 DEUTERONOMY 34 JOSHUA 24 JUDGES 21 RUTH 4 1 SAMUEL 31 2 SAMUEL 24 1 KINGS 22 History 2 KINGS 25 (12 Books) 1 CHRONICLES 29 2 CHRONICLES 36 EZRA 10 NEHEMIAH 13 ESTHER 10
Also known as Progressive Redemption Progressive revelation is the teaching that the Lord has revealed Himself and His will, with an ever- increasing clarity in successive stages through out history, coming to its’ fullest and complete revelation by the end of scripture (Jude 3) with the focus being on the New Covenant in Christ. Augustine
“Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him.” (Psalm 115:3) 1. Man, in his state of innocency, had freedom and power to will and to do that which is good and well pleasing to God; but that state was mutable, or changeable, so that he was able to fall from it. 2. Man,
We know Jesus as our Saviour because someone was shared the truth to us. We in turn share the same truth of Christ to others. Telling others about the salvation of Christ is the most exciting opportunity we have as believers. It is a work of the Holy Spirit in you sharing truth as
As part of understanding Free Agency we need to look at the passages that deal with our choices. To what extent does God plan a roll in what we decide? What does the Bible say about how the Lord is Sovereign and we stll have choice? (Proverbs 16:9) The heart of man plans his way,
Are men totally depraved? Is every faculty of the person corrupted? His inability to Understand the Gospel 1 Corinthians 2:14 – “But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.” 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 – “For
The Natural Man, (unregenerated human) is dead to all spiritual understanding, so being funny or cute or having an open house in the church to attrack people hoping they will "come to Jesus" is silly and futile. We need to pray for our unsaved family and friends that God by His mercy and grace would
“Our God is in heaven; He does whatever pleases Him.” (Psalm 115:3) 1. Man, in his state of innocency, had freedom and power to will and to do that which is good and well pleasing to God; but that state was mutable, or changeable, so that he was able to fall from it. 2.
The Church & Eldership The term church comes from two words: kuriakon which means “dedicated to the Lord” which was used for the place of worship. ecclesia translated “assembly” literally “the called out ones” The idea is of people who have been called out of darkness into His wonderful light. It is applied to the
by Loraine Boettner Probably the most plausible defense for Arminianism is found in the universalistic passages in Scripture. Three of the most quoted are: II Peter 3:9, "Not wishing [or, KJV, not willing] that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance”; I Tim. 2:4, [God our Savior] "who would have all men
Five solas The Five Solas are five Latin phrases (or slogans) that emerged from the Protestant Reformation intended to summarize the Reformers' basic theological principles in contrast to certain teachings of the Roman Catholic Church of the day. "Sola" is Latin meaning "alone" or "only" and the corresponding phrases are: Sola Fide, by faith alone.