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We know that the antediluvian patriarchs lived extremely long lives. I wonder how long their wives lived? I guess everyone lived very, very long lives.
When did men start to have multiple wives? Was it just after the Tower of Babel or much later at the time of the Judges?
When Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed Lot and his daughters stayed in a nearby small town called Zoar(which means small). But they didn't stay long because Lot was afraid. What was he afraid of? Were the citizens much...
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Jesus has declared the will of the Father by how the Son is the only way any believer can approach God the Father by in prayer. ( BTW That also includes fellowship and worship FYI )
That means no believer can approach God the Father by the way of the Holy Spirit.
1 Timothy 2:13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son....
Try to answer these, or instigate your own...
When a prophet speaks in the name of the Lord, if the thing does not come about or come true, that is the thing which the Lord has not spoken. The prophet has spoken it presumptuously; you shall not be afraid of him [Deuteronomy 18:22].
So how is Jonah not disqualified as a prophet? The Lord did not destroy Nineveh, as Jonah had spoken in His name. Indeed, does this put a different perspective on Jonah's anger when he did not see the city...
Since I was not able to reply in the Martin Luther and Free Will thread before it was closed, I wanted to start this thread to show some facts -- you know, those stubborn things that cannot be changed no matter how much revisionists desire to do so.
Now, I don' t know why anyone would want to slander any Baptists, especially those first ones who gave so much to defend our Baptist heritage and principles. Maybe because those Baptists were General or Arminian Baptists and not Particular...
From the recently closed thread on Martin Luther's Bondage of the Will.
The question is, can we turn to Christ to be set free.
How do we turn when we are inextricably bound? We are set free from sin and thus enabled to believe, turn, and obey. God does that by removing your cold, dead, heart of unbelief and replacing it with a warm, living, heart of faith.
Think for a moment on the illustration Christ uses to shed light on this subject. He told Nicodemus "You must be born again."
Were there any non-Catholic Churches before Protestant churches came out of the Catholic Church?
I was kind of hoping that was where Baptist churches had originated from without also coming out of the Catholic Church in being formed, but I guess not, otherwise Baptists would not have carried over the term "sacrament", let alone, seeking the Holy Spirit to come into the worship place when He is already in them.
But I guess the Baptist churches has the groundwork for and are experiencing the...
I believe this verse:
He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
is deliberately ignored.
The power of this verse means that believing is the only thing required and we remain condemned because we have not believed..
One is not condemned by not believing , but remains in that state until he believes.
Believing on the name of the only begotten Son of God is...
The use of the term "invisible" in scripture, is not inferring that God cannot be seen, but is not presently seen at the moment. We can see this application below.
1 Timothy 1: 16 Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting. 17 Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Two envelopes addressed to Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson have initially tested positive for the deadly poison ricin at the Pentagon’s mail facility, according to a report.
The packages, which were delivered Monday, were intercepted before making it into the sprawling headquarters of the Defense Department in Virginia near Washington, DC, spokesman Chris Sherwood said Tuesday.
They triggered alarms as they underwent a security screening...