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  1. Tree of Life replied to the thread Bible condones poisoning yourself with ethanol?.

    Correlation is not causation.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 9:26 PM
  2. Tree of Life replied to the thread Bible condones poisoning yourself with ethanol?.

    There's no such thing as alcoholic genes. But if you wish to abstain then God bless you in your abstinence.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 9:15 PM
  3. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    There's lots of biblical evidence for this position. I'll just mention two pieces: There is no command to the contrary. In the Old...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 9:14 PM
  4. Tree of Life replied to the thread Bible condones poisoning yourself with ethanol?.

    I'm sipping on a nice bottled-in-bond whiskey RIGHT NOW.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 9:08 PM
  5. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    I disagree that the Bible prescribes baptism only for believers. Could you show me a verse that says that the children of believers are...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 9:01 PM
  6. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    You previously said that only regenerate people are to be baptized. And that nowhere in the NT are unregenerate people baptized. Do you...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 8:51 PM
  7. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    Catholics might say that the first is the seed form of the second. The medieval doctrine which was officially taken up at Trent is much...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 8:25 PM
  8. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    What about Simon Magus? He was an unregenerate sinner who was baptized. Do you believe that every person your church baptizes is...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 8:23 PM
  9. Tree of Life replied to the thread Best Books on Sacrifice of the Mass.

    I did pick up that second one. I also picked up Sungesis' Not By Bread Alone.

    Jan 15, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  10. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    Naw. Irenaeus and others used the biblical language of the washing of regeneration, but to say that they taught the medieval doctrine of...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 6:56 PM
  11. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    As I said, the church fathers spoke in the biblical language of the washing of regeneration. No surprise there. But Irenaeus was not...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 6:31 PM
  12. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    lol. Jesus is only the covenant head for his body. He only mediates for his body. Wrong. Only Jesus' sheep benefit from his...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 6:28 PM
  13. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    Would you be surprised to learn that this is not the Reformed view?

    Jan 15, 2019 at 6:11 PM
  14. Tree of Life replied to the thread The Assurance of Baptism.

    The ECFs views were not as developed as Medieval theologians. They spoke in biblical terms about the waters of regeneration but to say...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 6:08 PM
  15. Tree of Life replied to the thread Best Books on Sacrifice of the Mass.

    Have you read it? Does it focus more on Revelation than on the doctrine of the sacrifice?

    Jan 15, 2019 at 6:01 PM