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  1. PPS on sin in Greek forms

    Quote Originally Posted by PneumaPsucheSoma View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Sonnet View Post
    I'm willing to listen.
    I think that's true, or I wouldn't have continued.

    From the inside outward...
    Innner:
    Hamartia articular (singular) - Inner Condition (sin in the nature and members)
    Hamartia anarthrous (singular) - Every inner qualitative characteristic and functional activity of the condition
    Hamartiai anarthrous (plural) - All inner qualitative characteristics and functional activities of the condition

    Inward to Outward:
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  2. Kenosis, a willful emptying of divine equality

    Philippians 2.5-11 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: (6) Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, (7) but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. (8) And being found in appearance as a man, he emptied himself and became obedient to death ~ even death on a cross! (9) Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, (10) that at the ...
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  3. In this Easter season

    Quote Originally Posted by TFTn5280 View Post
    "My God! My God! Why hast thou forsaken me?"

    This is the most misunderstood statement in Scripture, spoken in the Church more often and with greater passion than any sharing of the Gospel the world will ever hear, Christmas and Easter being the two times a year that sinners and nominals alike will grace the doors of a Church.

    What does this saying mean if not that God the Father was forsaking his Son at the cross of Christ, he not being able to look upon the
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    Updated May 20th, 2015 at 06:34 AM by TFTn5280

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  4. On 2 Corinthians 5.14-21

    Okay, I will be using the NKJV and addressing only certain Greek words.

    14 For the love of Christ compels us, because we judge thus: that if One died for all, then all died;

    The word for "compels" literally means "to seize without release": "For the love of Christ seizes us and won't let go."

    This verse and the passage as a whole speaks to humanity’s ontology in Christ, our existent status as human beings in him. Hence in ...
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  5. Pertaining to spiritual death ~ NOT!

    Quote Originally Posted by TFTn5280 View Post
    My statement was in reference to Nang's assertion that Scripture is replete with references to "spiritual death." I said simply that I understand how she has been equipped to interpret those verses as such; however, I also know where those interpretations originate, some 300 years after the closing of the canon. They are built on a trichotomous understanding of personhood: spirit, body, and soul/mind as separate unrelated entities. That view has been thoroughly debunked, especially in
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