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The other thread was closed due to length, but we were just really beginning to get to a scriptural examination of the topic. Many held different ideas but did not really address the issue it seemed. What issue?
Many suggested other answers as to what they believed was the greatest gift to all of humanity.
Several tried to change the topic to who or what is superior, the scriptures or Jesus.
That was not the topic of the thread however, neither is it the topic of this thread.
Which cliams that God is now restoring back offices of Apostles and prophets in the Church?
How is that propitiated if the atonement was not mainly PST?
Arthur King said
Important point of clarification for this thread. Wages are not paid. Wages are earned or received. Thus, death is not paid either. There is no such thing as a "debt of death" as many penal substitution advocates mistakenly claim. That is the exact opposite of what the Bible says.
On the cross, Jesus receives the wages of sin undeservedly because he is without sin, thus justice demands that these wages be taken back, that death be reversed, hence the resurrection.
This link gives a good comparison
How is the local church surviving during the isolation of the viral quarantine?
How is the church staff surviving without the input of the weekly collection.
Budgets surely have been stretched.
I can’t help but wonder if one reason some churches are so eager to embrace the return to normal is budgetary.
The idea of herd immunity has been discussed in the media and in many threads here on the BaptistBoard.
Should a pastor embrace the herd immunity position to reinforce his view that the...
Here is the NASB rendering of Hebrews 1:3:
And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power. When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
1) What is being said with "And He is the radiance of His glory?" "And He" refers back to verse 2 where "He" is identified as the Son. I think the NASB interpretation of "radiance" refers to light emanating from a bright...