At The Right Time

September 16, 2016 By: Category: Theology

For while we were weak, at the right time, Christ did for the ungodly. Romans 5:6 What makes the time that Christ died the right time? Several times we are told by Jesus and others that it was not the right time. John 2:4 Jesus protests to Mary against her asking him to do something
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June 16, 2016 By: Category: Theology

Baptism follows after a person accepts Jesus as their Savior from sin as visible symbol of this acceptance. In the Bible baptism comes soon after salvation. The Bible never suggests that baptism earns or provides salvation. There is nothing we can do to earn salvation from God (Ephesians 2:8-10 ). Salvation is a gift from
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Fullness Of The Spirit

May 27, 2016 By: Category: Theology

Ephesians 5:18, “Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead be filled with the Spirit.” Excessive indulgence in sensual pleasure. Swindol points out in an article that in the Bible “we are never commanded to “Be baptized in the Spirit,” or “Be indwelt by the Spirit” or “Be Gifted,” or “Be Sealed”
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27 Spiritual Gifts

May 23, 2016 By: Category: Theology

This book published by the Uniting church called 27 Spiritual Gifts By Robert Hillman lists 27 spiritual gifts and divides them into two groups. Speaking gifts and Serving gifts. This division seems to me to be an artificial and simplistic way of looking at the gifts. In doing so he mingles what can be seen as
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Gifts Of The Spirit

By: Category: Theology

I have a book that is titled 27 Spiritual gifts which can be confusing unless you take into account James’ words in James 1:17, “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of Lights, with who there is no variety or shadow due to change.” The gifts from
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A Simple Study On The Trinity

May 15, 2016 By: Category: Theology

The word trinity is not used in the Bible, it is a word which Christians have made up to describe what they see is the situation. To believe in the Trinity is to say that there is only One God, but that God has three persons. Father Son and Spirit. God himself claims that there
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