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I do not believe there are any (in my experience or knowledge, anyway) Protestant churches that reject penal substitution. Protestant churches, for the most part with the exception of the newer liberal denominations, adhere to the traditional Reformation fundamentals of Sola Scriptura, Sola Christus, etc. If a denomination/church/believer believes in the ...


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The Ontological Argument First, the ontological argument focuses on proving the existence of God through reason(source). The proponent of this argument was Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109 C.E.). In a nutshell, this logical proof for theism says that the perfect being you can possibly imagine is none other than God. The other way to understand this is to ...


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I regard this question and its answer so important that I think it merits some more attention and especially the implied question in the example given by Greg" "For example, are Jesus' words more important than Paul's?" A lot has already been said about the fact that the word "γραφή" or "graphē" can only refer to writings from the old testament. It is ...


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Below I've tried to summarize Calvin's views and then characterize Pelagius' as they relate to salvation by faith alone. All quotes from Calvin below are from his Institutes of the Christian religion. I will therefore just reference chapter and part in my quotes from Calvin. I left Luther out, because I don't have any of his books on hand. Faith Alone ...


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The church is not a mere building where worship happens. The church in the Bible is the people of God (Matthew 16:18). The church is the support of truth as well as the solid ground of truth (1 Timothy 3:15). This means that the people of God holds the truth and keeps it stedfastly. but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought ...



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