Can anyone be saved?

Discussion in 'Calvinism/Arminianism Debate' started by steaver, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. steaver

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    Here is a challenged. Answer the title question giving ONLY passages of Scripture in context to the question (eternal salvation). NO commentary!
     
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    When posting verses out of it's accompanying text, it's almost always unfruitful to just post verses without any commentary. While it is possible for God (Matt. 19:26) to save anyone, but God did not send Jesus to save everyone and so everyone will not be saved. (John 10:14-15; John 8:47)
     
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    I wish I could participate in this thread, but alas, I cannot.
     
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    lol...why not?
     
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    My answer to your question would necessitate commentary.
     
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    :laugh: I got you.
     
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    And she shall bring forth a son; and thou shalt call his name JESUS; for it is he that shall save his people from their sins. Mt 1:21
     
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    John 11
    25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

    26 And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?

    27 She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world.

    Mark 16
    11 And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been seen of her, believed not.

    12 After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as they walked, and went into the country.

    13 And they went and told it unto the residue: neither believed they them.

    14 Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen.

    15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

    16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

    John 12
    44 Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.

    45 And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me.

    46 I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.

    47 And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

    48 He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

    John 3
    14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:

    15 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

    16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

    17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

    18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

    Galatians 3
    22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
     
  10. steaver

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    And that commentary would be of a Calvinistic lean, correct?
     
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    Put yourself in the shoes of the person asking the question. You are asking a Christian to show you from the bible if anyone can be saved. Surely God has given enough words from His Apostles to give an answer without adding your own comments, no?
     
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    EXCELLENT!!!! :thumbs:
     
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    We don't want to give text out of context. You could answer by reading full passages of scripture in which you believe answers the question properly.

    Are we saying the Apostles writings are not sufficient to answer the question? They need uninspired men's added help?
     
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    Wonderful verses. Notice who they are addressed to...those who believe and not to any and all w/o exception. All mankind is required to believe. Yet not all do. Why? Because not all are His sheep. The word of God never appeals to the goats. They want nothing to do with it. They want nothing to do with the Light.
     
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    Acts 13:48

    Eph1:3-11

    jn6:37-44

    Rom 8:29-31
     
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    I cannot answer your question because it would constitute commentary. Thank you.
     
  17. steaver

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    Now there you go putting you spin on what was written. Just let it say what it says. You are going beyond what is written.
     
  18. steaver

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    I like. And I already know the answer.
     
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    No spin. Why do people believe, steaver? They choose to believe. Why do they choose to believe, steaver? Why do they choose not to believe, steaver?

    BTW, I'm still awaiting your answer in the other thread. Tick...tick...tick...tick...
     
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    Whosoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. Anyone not called will have no interest in calling on the name of the Lord.
     

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