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  1. Born Again versus Regeneration Strictly Speaking

    When speaking with the non-Calvinist, the use of regeneration often leads to confusion as they are accustomed to the phrase "born again". What follows teases out the proper distinctions in hopes that we avoid talking past one another.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry Shugart View Post
    Let us look what you said earlier about "regeneration":

    According to you a person is 'born anew" in order to have the ability to glorify God and that starts with faith. So in your logical order this being "born again" happens prior to anyone
  2. JPPT1974's Weekend Thoughts 4/21-4/23/2017:

    And how that
    While over on
    This earth we
    Need to remember
    That it is
    Not our home
    But it is only
    Just a temporary
    Thing for us
    For the time being.
  3. JPPT1974's Thurs Thoughts 4/20/2016:

    And how that
    We should not
    At all focus
    On the earth
    But of that
    Over in the
    Heaven as God
    Would want us to.
  4. Justification Implies No Congruent Merit on Our Part

    A regular anti-Calvinist rant begins as follows. Read the full post to see how congruent merit is smuggled into a good start.

    Quote Originally Posted by Robert Pate View Post
    JUSTIFICATION: "Justification may be defined as that judicial act of God, by which, on the basis of the meritorious work of Christ, imputed to the sinner and received by him through faith. He declares the sinner absolved from his sin, released from it penalty and restored as righteous." (Zondervan Bible Dictionary.)
    So far, so good, Robert.

  5. My dissertation on Alpha and Omega

    by , December 21st, 2016 at 02:14 PM (Freelight-express)

    This post is from the 'John 10:30 - Jesus is The Son of God' thread here. ( Note: (as of 12-31-2016) I have re-edited this very post and added more here, but could not fit it all here in a separate blog post, so go there to read the complete dissertation - I added more to clarify some particular in my debate with Jerry Shugart over this subject )

    Quote Originally Posted by freelight View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry Shugart View Post
    I would like to discuss what is said here in "bold":

    "Behold, he cometh with clouds; and

    Updated December 31st, 2016 at 11:01 PM by freelight

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