Note: I've made major changes in this blog, including changing the title, several times since I first posted it.
Not all languages are written in alphabets. Some languages are written in other writing systems.
There are natural languages (natlangs) and constructed languages (conlangs). There are also natural writing systems and constructed writing systems.
Many constructed languages are written in constructed writing systems, though
Updated Mar 30th 2010 at 12:44 AM by gringo300
(made wording less confusing)
THE ABSENCE OF FREE WILL....
If it seems I am repeating myself.... It's because I am.... Keeping in mind I do NOT like to repeat myself should denote the importance of what I am trying to tell you.... Which is this:
THE ABSENCE OF FREE WILL IS THE REMOVAL OF POWER FROM THE GOSPEL.
When free will is removed from the equasion.... The gospel has no effect.... Just the same as if we base salvation on what we can do to obtain it.... The gospel has no effect.... We must not venture from
"Two Way Street"
Instead be humble and accept the message that is planted in you to save you.22 Obey God's message! Don't fool yourselves by just listening to it.
There is, in this simple picture, something that should strike our awareness. The message, as planted, grows and we must obey it. It is God who gives the growth, according to Paul in 1 Corinthians 3:
It was the Lord who made it all happen. 6I planted the seeds, Apollos watered them, but God
"Hearing and Doing: True Religion"
James 1:19My dear friends, you should be quick to listen and slow to speak or to get angry.
The man who persevers will learn to listen first, and not let his temper get the best of him. Naaman in the Old Testament got angry when told to go wash himself in the Jordan:
2 Kings 5:11But Naaman stormed off, grumbling, "Why couldn't he come out and talk to me? I thought for sure he would stand in front of me and pray to
"Abraham to Moses: With a Stop Inbetween”
We started this with the point of being able articulate, or at least picture what was meant by Paul's point in 1 Timothy 2:5
5For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus...
The idea of ‘mediator’ is used in several places in the Scripture. While this will help to point out what this means with Christ, there are some differences, too. We have looked at Blastus, in Acts