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Here is what Aquinas actually wrote: In each kind of thing the worst corruption is the corruption of the principle on which other things depend. Now the principles of reason are the things in accord in natureā€¦ and therefore, to act against what is determined by nature, is most serious and base. Therefore since in the sins against nature man transgress ...


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Is this the one? John 8:24 ESV I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins. This is Jesus speaking to the Jews.


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Because man is limited, whereas God is infinite. Consider judgment. Jesus was given the authority to judge because He was human (Son of Man). Man's place is a judge--we will judge angels. But Jesus said that as He heard, so He judged. His judgment was perfect because it did not originate with Himself but with the Father. Consider what we see. We see ...


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The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil makes reference to the knowledge of Good and evil (Torah) that would arise from the tree (heritage) of the Jews. As Paul puts it, this was a ministry of Death. Jews were forbidden to eat from this tree (read and study it on their own) without the guidance of a capable teacher, lest they die 'spiritually.' Adam and ...


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Do not Judge others, or do we Judge others? Both John 7:24 Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment. Matthew 7:1 Judge not, that ye be not judged. Judge = krino Vines definition Properly to distinguish, that is, decide (mentally or judicially); by implication to try, condemn, punish: - avenge, conclude, condemn, ...


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Yes, we are called upon to judge, but not to condemn. (1 Corinthians 2:15 NJKV) He who is spiritual judges all things, yet he himself is rightly judged by no one. (1 Corinthians 14:29) Let two or three prophets speak, and let others judge Spiritual discernment is a gift of the Holy Spirit. We are called to judge the testimonies, actions and even ...


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I would say l that both WP and what you present are both attempts to describe the same thing. I would not equate them, as Wesley's was well developed, not would I immediately say yours points to his directly, because both are man's interpretation trying to describe what the Bible says (which is also what this is). Of course the Wesleyan model includes ...


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God didn't lie God knew that Pharaoh would say "no" to this request, and since we know the outcome of the story we can think that God intended for Israel to stay put all along and never intended them to journey into the wilderness. But the simple fact of the matter is we cannot assume that. We can assume that God did intend for the Israelites to go into the ...


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From the following scripture, among others, we know that God cannot lie: Titus 1:2 (RSVCE) 2 in hope of eternal life which God, who never lies, promised ages ago Therefore we know for certain that God was not sending Moses and the elders of Israel to lie with the said words. (Also, God is not and cannot be the author of sin). The question would be ...


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When God tells you to! Example: Brother Andrew, is a Christian missionary famous for his exploits smuggling Bibles to communist countries in the height of the Cold War, a feat that has earned him the nickname "God's smuggler." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_van_der_Bijl Paul in Romans 13 seems to indicate the reasoning is to keep trouble ...



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