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Guns equals freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from persecution. If we can travel back more than two hundred years ago and ask our Founding Fathers, they would probably say that it is a Christian duty to do so.
What do you think? :thumbsup:
4 just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, 5 having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, 6 to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved.
This has just jumped out at me!
Is there any way we can say that we haven't been elected, predestined, and adopted by God according to His will and...
how about you? Just curious.
It is a notion often promoted within Christian groups, in marriage advice venues, and from behind the pulpit on Mothers' Day that one of the roles of a Christian wife is to serve her husband as an ethical and moral reference point during selected times when the husband might be "Just a little off of center" in his thinking and decision making as a Spiritual leader of the family and in The Church.
In fact, it is even common for Pastors to laud their wife's ability to "see certain things"...
As Believers today, we have:
1.) The Testimony of multitudes of saints in the Canon of Scripture, and in Church History.
2.) The easily available original and translated Texts of Scripture, with massive amounts of indexed and referenced study aids.
3.) The published discernments of thousands of Christian academics and Church leaders.
4.) The promise of wisdom and guidance by The Holy Spirit.
5.) A Worldwide Brotherhood of Believers accessable through streamlined and...
Matthew 12:36 KJV says, "But I [Jesus] say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgement."
Proverbs 10:19 KJV says, "In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin; but he that refraineth his lips is wise."
Titus Ch. 2 KJV specifies that "Old men," "Older women," "Young women," and "Young men" all be "sober."
I Peter 4:11a KJV says, "If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God."
Webster's Dictionary gives,...
I ran across this blog entry by an Eastern Orthodox young man...How would you respond if he told you this...
Theologically, I won’t touch on everything. But... the lyrics of the popular Protestant hymn, “In Christ Alone,” which everyone sung at one point in the ceremony. A song I loved, and love, but not exactly as I did....So I sang, and was one voice among many....But then came one point where I could not sing. As I stopped and yielded to everyone around me…. “on that cross where Jesus...
Was listening to a GREAT sermon by Dr. Stanley today as I was exercising. Dr. Stanley definitely confronted those that think working on sundays on a regular basis and paying off debts are more important that tithing and worshipping the Lord have got their priorities completely backwards. Sadly there are many these days that disagree with this. The concept of the tithe seems to be a debatable subject among Christians so I am making the assumption that the tithe is a part of the NT teachings.
I though we would try this again with more options regarding BB users views on the Soteriology aspects of Calvinism.
(You may only pick one option)
For the record:
T = Total Depravity (Inablity to chose God without H.S. enabling)
U = Unconditional Election
L = Limited Atonement
I = Irresistable Grace
P = Perserverance of the Saints (Eternal Security)