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Eternal Security

Discussion in 'Baptists' started by lismore, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. KaylaHansa

    KaylaHansa Newbie

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    How lovely it would be if all Christians would have unity...
     
  2. Petruchio

    Petruchio Guest

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    Not at the expense of sound doctrine and submission to the scriptures. I'd much rather battle it out with a sword, at that point.
     
  3. OzSpen

    OzSpen Regular Member

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    Dean,

    In your response to John 15:6, you stated:
    The difference is not in the etymological meaning of the word 'abide', but your and my understanding of the Greek present tense in that language that indicates continuous action.

    Oz
     
  4. OzSpen

    OzSpen Regular Member

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    Do you really expect unity in

    • eternal punishment vs annihilation?
    • Arminianism vs Calvinism on predestination, eternal security, free will?
    Is there a possibility of expecting unity while acknowledging the differences? I think there is the possibility for that kind of unity, as long as the differences don't alter the core of the Gospel message and essential theology (eg deity of Christ, the Trinity, salvation through Christ alone, etc).

    I have been active in not agreeing with some aspects of Calvinism, but I'm convinced Arminians and Calvinists can have unity on the core issues I mentioned. If we expect total agreement on all aspects of theology between Calvinists and Arminians, I cannot see that happening.

    What do you think, Kayla?

    In Christ, Oz
     
  5. 98cwitr

    98cwitr Lord forgive me Staff Member Red Team - Moderator Supporter

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    wont happen until Christ returns
     
  6. Heisluv

    Heisluv Newbie

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    Oh Glorious Day!!
     
  7. 98cwitr

    98cwitr Lord forgive me Staff Member Red Team - Moderator Supporter

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    :amen:
     
  8. Jere209

    Jere209 Legend

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    Ahem...
    MOD HAT ON

    This thread has undergone a minor cleaning due to the violation of one of our rules. It is ok to discuss different views, but please refrain from violating the following rule:
    Please continue in the Spirit of unity, and happy posting :)

    MOD HAT OFF
     
  9. DeaconDean

    DeaconDean γέγονα χαλκὸς, κύμβαλον ἀλαλάζον

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    Whatever dude.

    I know that present tense indicates those "believing" currently.

    Whatever dude.

    God Bless

    Till all are one.
     
  10. DeaconDean

    DeaconDean γέγονα χαλκὸς, κύμβαλον ἀλαλάζον

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    And again, you ignore what I posted earlier.

    Let me refresh your memory:

    There is nothing there that agrees with the stuff you said.

    God Bless

    Till all are one.
     
  11. DamonRambo

    DamonRambo Pastor

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    We did not save ourselves, and we cannot keep ourselves...
     
  12. OzSpen

    OzSpen Regular Member

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    Would you please back quote so that I know to whom your comment refers?

    Oz
     
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