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The original post states "On the contrary, scripture seems to show that humanity is incapable of doing anything good" Romans 3:11-12 is given. Consider: The Greek word used for "good" in Rom 3 is 5544. chréstotés. That greek word is only used in Romans when talking about God's goodness. The Greek word used for "good" in Rom 2:7 is 18. agathos. That greek ...


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The mainstream Jewish view of Satan emanates from the Book of Job. Satan is seen as the Adversary or Prosecutor, an agent of Jehovah, very much part of the divine council, that searches out the individual's wrongdoings and appears as their accuser. This notion differs from mainstream Christian notions of Satan as some demonic fallen angel who opposes God or ...


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The biblical basis for man ‘doing’ or ‘wanting’ to do or be ‘good’ is actually Genesis chapter 3. By ‘eating’ from the tree of the knowledge of god and evil, man was effectively deciding to be his own source for or of righteousness. The serpent said ... ‘you will be like gods’, and, that was not a lie - as attested in verse 22 of chapter 3. Man ‘...


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