Theological in nature
I'm currently trying to learn everything I possibly can about Calvinism and Arminianism.
I've read that there is what's known as Five Point Calvinism and Five Point Arminianism.
I've read that many Five Point Calvinists say one has to believe in all five points of the TULIP doctrine to be a "true Calvinist" and that many Five Point Arminians say that one has to believe in all five points of the Five Points Of Remonstrance to be a "true Arminian".
Let's not miss this conversation from John 18 below:
33 Therefore Pilate entered again into the Praetorium, and summoned Jesus and said to Him, “Are You the King of the Jews?”
34 Jesus answered, “Are you saying this on your own initiative, or did others tell you about Me?”
35 Pilate answered, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests delivered You to me; what have You done?”
36 Jesus answered, “My kingdom is
This is basically an information post for those who care about this stuff. This is also why I have restricted posting on this subject not to cause a fuss. So to those who would be interested in knowing this about the NIV.
The NIV had homosexuals on the translation committee. Dr. Virginia Mollenkott is an open homosexual. Which makes me wonder why she was allowed to be on the committee. You can read more about this here: http://www.jesus-is-savior.com/Bible..._committee.htm
Adam was created on the sixth day along with Eve. After the sixth day God look upon the earth and said that, what he had created was good. Adam and Eve were created good. They were not recreated. Creation stopped on the end of the sixth day. So what changed? The only thing scripture teaches us that changed was the introduction of Satan in the Garden. This was the predestined act that God had already knew was going to happen. The book of life was written before the foundations of the earth. So God
"A Strong Word of Warning...Part II"
As we have seen, James opens the fifth chapter, which is really a continuation of the last paragraph of the fourth chapter, with a condemnation of those who abuse and lust after riches. He is talking to a culture that viewed the rich as largely favored by God, and the ones who were closest to Him. But, as James cries out, they are saving up a treasure which will rot and consume them. It is a warning to those who abuse the things of this world,