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Was listening to WOTM radio and Paul Washer was on. He said when he interviews missionaries he asks them if they would open their bibles in the middle of the street and start preaching. He said this is what he is most looking for in missionaries and those that are willing to do this are most called to the ministry of missions. Do you agree or disagree? How rare it is to find missionaries like this these days in this world of the modern gospel.
And there goes another moment gone forever.
Looking at armed conflict throughout history, it seems very little was ever truly accomplished.
Certainly, nations were defined (China - tribal groups united and the territory named for the first true uniting emperor), Greek and Roman city-states united into powerful nations, the U.S. colonies united into a central government to become a world power, and so forth.
However, looking at the broad spectrum of human history, nations have remained rather static with only minor adjustments to...
Apparently many churches are having Sunday School only for children - and is held during the Morning Worship.
Does your church have Adult Sunday School? If not when are adults able to have small group Bible groups?
Should Children's SS be held during the Morning worship service?
Open for discussion
I'm sorry that I did not get back to post in the thread about partial preterism and futurism before it was closed. But I have wondered for a long time why it is that many Baptists, claiming to be New Testament Christians, have adopted so many teachings that were only invented 200 - 500 years ago. I am especially perplexed that Baptists would adopt teachings invented by the RCC and Magisterial Protestants. Seems as if many Baptists are not as much New Testament Christians as they claim.
From the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary:
Definition of eschatology
1 :a branch of theology concerned with the final events in the history of the world or of humankind
2 :a belief concerning death, the end of the world, or the ultimate destiny of humankind; specifically :any of various Christian doctrines concerning the Second Coming, the resurrection of the dead, or the Last Judgment
From the same dictionary:
Definition of preterist
According to The Apostle Paul in Romans 7 is sin a condition an action or both or something else entirely?... Brother Glen
Romans 7:14 For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.
7:15 For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.
7:16 If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.
7:17 Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.
7:18 For I know that in me...
I'm confronting an important theological issue in the Sunday in the Adult Bible Class this Sunday
I consider it a common ordination question but want to know if I'm on track.
What would you say is THE MOST common question asked?
And then if you wish, list the top three
I am not allowed to participate in the special baptist forum so I am re-posting a post from Jerome here so all of us can share our thoughts.
"John Calvin, Commentary on Jn 8:32
"when the Lord regenerates us by his Spirit, he likewise makes us free, so that, loosed from the snares of Satan, we willingly obey righteousness. But regeneration proceeds from faith"
John Calvin, Commentary on Rom 4:16:
"Here, in the first place, the Apostle shows, that nothing is set before...