Origins Of Calvinism (Four)

It is written: “Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle.” (2 Thessalonians 2:15) The traditions of the early Christians are helpful in understanding how they dealt with the Gnostic teaching of predestination known as “Fate” by the post-apostolic church (and quite different from the... Continue Reading →

Origins Of Calvinism (Three)

It is written: “Do not be deceived: "Evil company corrupts good habits." (1 Corinthians 15:33) These words were written by the Apostle Paul to the church of God at Corinth. However, the actual saying “evil company corrupts good habits” is from an ancient dramatist named Meander. Paul (and the Corinthians) were very familiar with the... Continue Reading →

Origins Of Calvinism (Two)

It is written: “But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, and bring on themselves swift destruction. 2  And many will follow their destructive ways, because of whom the way of truth... Continue Reading →

Origin Of Calvinism (One)

It is written: “'Do not defile yourselves with any of these things; for by all these the nations are defiled, which I am casting out before you. 25  For the land is defiled; therefore I visit the punishment of its iniquity upon it, and the land vomits out its inhabitants. 26  You shall therefore keep My statutes... Continue Reading →

Are The Gospels Anonymous?

It is written: Matthew ss (superscript): The Gospel According To Matthew Mark ss: The Gospel According To Mark Luke ss: The Gospel According To Luke John ss: The Gospel According To John We often hear the claim that the four Gospels are anonymous, and thus not reliable. However, that is not true. “"The first and... Continue Reading →

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