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Yes, the God the Calvinists believe in is unjust. Paul makes it pretty clear in the beginning of Romans: "[God] will render to every man according to his deeds: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, ...


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This stream seems to be from a few years ago, but I thought I would add a couple of notes here. I've read two key questions here: 1) Is God just if he condemns sinners who are born evil? and 2) Can Man really judge God's standard of justice by man's standard of justice? If a child is born blind in a country where it's illegal to be illiterate, I think we ...


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I would expect that every Christian denomination would see Jesus's death as the fulfilment of both the Passover sacrifice and the Day of Atonement sacrifices and rituals, because the identification is made in the scriptures themselves. 1 Corinthians 5:7 says directly that Christ is our Passover lamb: Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new ...


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Exodus 34:14 Do not worship any other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God. If our God is Jealous, there is no reason for anything not to glorify Him. All things will glorify Him! Revelation 15:4 Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship before you, for your ...


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All reformed theology adheres to is that the purpose for anything created is to 'glorify God' but that is obviously true under any theology that uses reason within its framework. God must have a reason for making something (beyond his single own existence) and the reason must be within himself (according to his own independent existence) before anything was ...


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Let me answer a few of your side-concerns before I get to your main question. Reformed theology stresses that God created the universe for one purpose: to glorify him fully I'm not certain how you're using the phrase "glorify him fully", but it could be interpreted to mean that God felt that he wasn't being glorified enough prior to creation, and ...



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