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comment Catholics need many mediators to make the Word present
This seems more like a statement than a question. Please understand this site is not a place to soap-box your views. There is one question buried in here but 99% of the content is a defense of your position. If you'd like to ask something about Catholicism you can do that, but please edit it down to just the issue of your question.
Sep
1
comment What was the Biblical Basis Tertullian used to support what he termed the “refrigerium interim”?
This question would be more interesting than the other one if there was anything unique about it. However I don't see any evidence that "Tertullian's basis" is going to come up with anything different than the general "biblical basis" question which is already scoped by default to anybody who holds the view, and this is likely answered by the same set of verses in the source you linked to.
Sep
1
comment What is the Biblical precedence for the Christian practice of “refrigerium”?
The source you linked to includes the verses that a are commonly cited in defense of this, you just excluded them from your copy/paste. I don't see what the purpose of this question is. It seems like you filled in the blanks for a "Biblical bases" question without having a clear idea what you were trying to learn. What is your actual interest here that isn't answered by the source you linked?
Aug
30
comment What evidence is there for the Resurrection of Jesus?
Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat.
Aug
26
comment Defense of ancient Enoch authorship
@Malachi No it doesn't sound like a BH question at all. It specifically asks for defenses from tradition (off topic on BH) and also specifically rules out textual and historical analysis (which is what BH could provide). As asked, this is very much more at home here.
Aug
23
awarded  Yearling
Aug
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
22
reviewed Leave Open What do Protestants who deny transubstantiation do with the remainders of wine and bread after the Eucharist?
Aug
22
comment What do Protestants who deny transubstantiation do with the remainders of wine and bread after the Eucharist?
@Flimzy and VTCers: Of course there isn't a single answer. But there are only four or five main options and it's pretty easy to summarize how it's dealt with across a broad range on traditions. Answering this is not outside of what I would expect of a reasonably researched and presented answer in this format.
Aug
21
revised Will World end on Oct 7,2015?
remove part of question that is out of scope for this site
Aug
21
answered Will World end on Oct 7,2015?
Aug
21
comment What is the Protestant argument against Immaculate Conception?
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Aug
21
comment If God “shows no partiality,” how do Calvinists defend predestination?
As others have noted, this is is a demonstrably incorrect answer. This is simply wrong in its attempt to represent Calvinist theology.
Aug
14
comment What is the physical evidence for a local flood?
@bruisedreed Did you review the context of this post and the other comments before leaving that comment? You might disagree with the conclusion that I and others came to about this post, but dropping a canned comment on it without interacting with the previous observations in a bit tacky.
Aug
13
awarded  Enlightened
Aug
13
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
8
accepted What is the difference between justification and sanctification?
Aug
7
comment Was Satan created to accuse, or has he assumed that role in rebellion?
@Nathaniel I realise there is some variance between beliefs on this issue, but this question is scoped as an overview already: evangelicalism is an umbrella for some disparate ideas but it also rules out a lot of things. To my knowledge explaining the limited set of takes on this issue can reasonably be done in the length of a good answer here and it shouldn't be too hard to fairly represent each one like it would be for a more involved theological issue. I don't see a minefield here like I do for many questions. If I'm missing one I'm asking for somebody to point it out specifically.
Aug
7
awarded  Revival
Aug
7
comment Was Satan created to accuse, or has he assumed that role in rebellion?
Ping me if this actually gets closed as "primarily opinion-based". By my reading it's well enough scoped. To those VTC'ing this, would you mind explaining your reasoning?