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Samuel was the prayed-for son of Hannah and Elkanah (1 Samuel 1). He was born at Ramathaim-zophim, but grew up with Eli the priest in Shiloh. After Eli’s death, Samuel seems to have operated as high priest, but the Bible never directly says so, as far as I can tell. Rather than being a descendant of Aaron, of whom were the high priests, Samuel was a descendant of Kohath:
1 Chronicles 6:22-28 The sons of Kohath; Amminadab his son, Korah his son, Assir his son, Elkanah his son, and Ebiasaph...
Answers in Genesis says that there are no truly red, yellow, black, & white people:
'You see, all have different amounts of the main pigment--melanin, which is brown. How much is largely determined by our genetics....
'So, let's teach our kids to say, "Shades of brown from dark to light, all are precious in his sight."
When we speak of Calvinism we typically (as this is a Baptist forum) are referring to the 5 points. I suggest when we speak of Arminianism we should therefore be referring to the 5 articles to which those 5 points were a response.
On another thread it has been noticed that some like to exaggerate positions. They like to insist one cannot fall into a camp unless they agree with their understanding of additional doctrines.
John Piper cannot be a Calvinist because he does not affirm sign...
More Baptist churches are moving to elder leadership. Here are some questions some may desire to have answered.
Who on the BB has experience with elder leadership in a Baptist Church?
What guidelines of responsibilities were laid out?
How or were committees used Nd in what manner?
What Scripture authority was used to support elder leadership?
What problems were encountered and how where they settled?
How were elders selected - by congregation, appointment by other elders, by...
I think that we are often hard on the group of people to which we belong because we have an intimate knowledge of that group and see the issues associated therein. I typically associate with a Calvinistic minded segment when the topic tends towards soteriological predestination within Christian philosophy because this segment most represents my view (I’d lean towards Edwards on the issue, which would make me a bit left of center).
What I’ve noticed, both in the “real world” and on the...
When I moved and was looking for a church home I experienced too much of what Alistair Begg describes in this short video. Worship is not about what you feel, it is about what you know. There are times I have gone into worship feeling anything but worshipful. If I depended on my feelings I would have been better off staying home. Anyway, if you have time, give this video a watch.
Some JW's came by the housed this week and I did not mention this verse that show God commenting of being on the cross from the OT.. quite devastating to those who do not accept Jesus as GOD
I forgot to mention it to them and realize I might not have shared this on the Board although othets might have. It is very useful
And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they...
Matthew 28:1-10 says that when Mary Magdalene went to the tomb that she was told by an angel that the Messiah had risen and would be seen in Galilee. Matthew then says that she ran "with great joy" to tell the disciples and while on the way that she met the Messiah (this occurred before she got to the disciples).
However, John 20:1 and 2 say that when she came to the tomb and didn’t find the Messiah there, that she ran to the disciples and told them that He had been taken away and that she...
Hello everyone! Glad to be here talking with you guys. This is my first post in the Fundamental Baptist board, so please take my questions with a grain of salt. I'm quite new. But I was hoping you all could help me understand some things better.
So I've been going to a KJVO, Fundamental Baptist Church for about a year now. I like the core values of the church in regards to using the King James Bible, and I love everyone there. I think the Pastor is a good man in terms of not being a...
Can anyone please explain this passage?:
[Mat 7:21-23 KJV] 21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? 23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.