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What do Christians mean by 'essence' of God?

R.C. Sproul discusses and defends the Trinity in this book, What is the Trinity? He explains that God is one essence, composed of three persons, and that the existence of three persons in one essence ...
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Does the Bible say that it is better to have been born after Christ?

I have often imagined living as a Jew before Christ and can never really hold the thought that I would enjoy it that much. At first it seemed like a bit of a poor attitude on my part, but then I ...
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Confirmation vs born again

Are there conflicting views in Protestantism between confirmation vs born again (with "repentance")? (I guess that there are.) Could you list all main opinions on these different views of salvation? ...
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In just how many ways does Christ “Divide”?

Perhaps you have seen the phrase in the gospels: Matthew 10:34 Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. The sword, as I ...
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Why do some view God being 'infinite' only in a theoretical, metaphorical way?

I was talking to a scientist (a Christian one) who, though (I assume) he agreed that God is qualitively boundless, wasn't keen on the term 'infinite' when applied to Him. He explained but so cleverly ...

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