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Comparing the representative democracy of America with the kingdom of God is an unparalleled category error. The entire reason American jurisprudence holds a person innocent until proven guilty is because we assume that we are not privy, at the outset, to all of the pertinent facts. You may accept this or not but the Scripture declares that God knows the ...


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To the question: could the result of my particular judgement change at general judgment, because not all consequences of my deeds are available at the point of my particular judgment? We must answer "No" as you infer from Benedictus Deus, which leads to your final question: How do you reconcile the judgment at particular judgment, which implies ...


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When it comes to interpreting Revelation in general, and those 4 verses in particular, I consulted a book where the Protestant author classifies 4 main ‘types’ of interpretation. He explains what he means by those ‘types’ at the start of his book, summarized on the cover jacket as: “PRETERISM: most prophecies were fulfilled during the time of the Roman ...


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I write from a reformed, Calvinist point of view which includes three things: I believe in the complete sovereignty of God in all things, he does whatever he pleases in heaven and on earth (Isaiah 46:9-10; Daniel 4:35, 5:21); and I believe in the responsibility of man, that man is solely to be blamed for all his sins including for his rejection of Christ; ...


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The entire topic of eternal punishment is an unsettling one; as humans, we are not acquainted with personal rewards--or punishments--that extend beyond our lifetimes. Please allow me to offer a few thoughts for your consideration. Invariably, the serious queries regarding hell involve words similar to, "I wouldn't do that, and I'm just a human. How ...


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Most of the contradictions we perceive stem from a misunderstanding of the depths of the riches of God's goodness and his judgement along with a commensurate misunderstanding of our own fallenness. It is always dangerous for us to use ourselves and what good we think we are capable of as the standard against which we evaluate God. Paul Chernoch has given a ...


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The Apostle Paul outlined for us a definition of Love. Mercy falls under that larger category. So can we measure the degree of Christ’s love by that standard? If Jesus perfectly exemplifies love by his actions, then we must conclude that the motive behind his admonitions about Hell was one of Love. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does ...


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