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CARM has said a few things about Joyce Meyer and has called some of her teachings heresy. [CARM was] glad to see an affirmation [in Meyer's teachings] of the Trinity, that man is a sinner, that without Jesus we can have no relationship with God, that salvation is a free gift, and eternal hell of conscious damnation. Some things Meyer has said that CARM ...


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Anglican Churches and Episcopal churches are almost all members of the Anglican Communion, a group of churches all associated with the Church of England. As such they all subscribe to a similar theology - e.g. the historic creeds, ordained minsters overseen by bishops, infant baptism, liturgy, sacraments. You can read more details at the Anglican Communion ...


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The paramilitary organisations did not hold particular theological positions and members were not, in general, especially pious. They were, for the most part, members or adherents of their respective churches. For Protestants this was mainly Presbyterian and Anglican. Religious background, as a proof of allegiance and a guard against infiltration, was ...


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It's a charismatic denomination that has been founded in Brazil, in 1977. Its current leader is the bishop Edir Macedo, founder of this denomination. They affirm to have an orthodox doctrine, Bible-based stance (but close to Pentecostals), but in practice they sell miracles and healings, and the "power" of the Holy Ghost to perform those manifestations (like ...


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pteranodon, Your question is vast. It covers at least two doctrines in the bible—Conversion and Justification, each of which deserves much time in explaining. But, if you are willing, I'd like to tackle your query. Defining Decision Theology Divine Monergists (Lutherans & Calvinists) use the term "decision theology" to describe a particularly Arminian ...


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Christian festivals vary according to denomination, and whether they are government holidays depends very much on your country. However there are some major ones that most Christians celebrate. The most widely celebrated are: Christmas Celebrated on December 25th, this celebrates the birth of Jesus. In almost all countries with a Christian heritage this ...


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I am, in fact a Catholic. I was intrigued by your question and so I decided to do some religious research with my Catechism books. So according to the books: The first commandment forbids the making or the use of statures and pictures only when they promote false worship. An example of this would be using a medal, not to remind us of a saint (Such as St. ...


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It is the same difference as there is in modern law between a civil lawsuit and a penal lawsuit. Ransom theory treats the enmity between God and men as if it were a civil lawsuit, i.e. a legal contention which can only be resolved through the payment of damages, here a "ransom". Men owe God a ransom (damages) in order to compensate for their sins (which of ...


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Historically there are two options: There is only one Logos, both Christ and Scripture are one in nature. But this lead to a problematic question, How Christians explain their belief that Christ is worshiped and Scripture is not while both are identical in nature as God's singular Word? Matt Gutting in a chat room discussion refer to Catechism of Catholic ...


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Robert Haas really nailed it. Much of the reported theological differences concern language and not reality. Catholics do believe that the Pope may speak infallibility under certain and very specific conditions. Although even here when we start to get into the theological specifics the conflict with Orthodox theology is arguably still only a question of ...


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When we consider the scriptures wholistically, the answer should be an emphatic yes. Sin is transgression against the Law as David (Stratton) has said. The Law however, is not merely an impersonal and objective standard that we measure ourselves against, it is God's Law. Sin, in other words, is a transgression against God's perfect will - a rebellion ...


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In Latin theology original sin does entails inheriting the burden of Adam's sin (in Latin reatum) referring to penalty (in CCC, stain of original sin) not guilt (lat. culpa). Therefore there is no substantial difference. People tend to conflate Protestant's original guilt into St. Augustine's original sin. With this being clarified there is no substantial ...



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