Introducing Van

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  1. Van

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    Hi Everybody, I am fairly new to the board.

    I was born in Colorado, but grew up in southern California, where I still live.
    My favorite Bible version is the NASB, but I also cross reference with the KJV, NKJV, ESV, and NIV. I am neither a 5 point Calvinist, nor a 5 point Arminian, I share the once actually saved, its settled view with the Calvinists, and the conditioned on Faith view of election and Christ died for all mankind view with Arminians. I believe God's election before the foundation of the world, where He chose us in Him (Eph. 1:4) was corporate rather than individual, which puts me at odds with some in both groups, and I believe God individually elects those whose faith He credits as righteousness (Romans 4:5) during our lifetime. And I think both prevenient grace and irresistible grace are mistaken views, because I believe fallen natural men can understand and appropriately respond to the milk of the gospel.

    I try to listen and not fan flames, but on the other hand, am quite willing to stand firm for what I believe is the pure gospel of Christ.

    Trusting in Christ,

    Van
     
  2. BobinKy

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    Van...

    Welcome to Baptist Board. I hope you continue to hang with us.

    ...Bob



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  3. mcdirector

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    Van, welcome to the Baptist Board.
     
  4. SBCPreacher

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    Welcome from then other side of the country!
     
  5. Tom Butler

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    Welcome aboard from Western Kentucky.
     
  6. ktn4eg

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    Welcome aboard!! :wavey:
     
  7. InTheLight

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    Welcome Van. Sounds like you will fit in here very well.
     
  8. Jon-Marc

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    Welcome to the Baptist Board, Van.
     
  9. Joshua2415

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    Welcome, and I bet you're having much better weather than I am. :)
     
  10. SaggyWoman

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    Welcome to the board!
     
  11. Alive in Christ

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    Van the man...

    Welcome to the board!

    AiC
     

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