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During the reformation what was the common view on how the Law ‘increased sin‘ rather than reducing it?

I cannot say that there is a 'common view' or consensus at the time of the Reformation. Personally, I would doubt it, since these men were coming out of centuries of darkness and into a period of ...
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How best to analyse Moral Therapeutic Deism from the viewpoint of biblically-centered Reformed Protestantism?

I found an article about the origins of Moralistic Therapeutic Deism (MTD), first coined by sociologists Christian Smith and Melina Lundquist Denton in their 2005 book Soul Searching: The Religious ...
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According to Calvinists, why did God say what He did to Cain in Genesis 4:7?

The Lord never authorized the fall. The Greek OT provides the precise reason for the fall. Gen 4:3-7 in the Masoretic texts (most modern translations such as AMP, ESV, KJV, NASB, NIV, NLT, ...) reads: ...
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How is 1 Corinthians 9:27 reconciled with the teaching that losing salvation is impossible?

This passage has nothing to do with eternal security in any direct fashion and in an oblique fashion it assumes the security of the born again, spirit-filled believer. In chapter 9 Paul is naming the ...
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How is 1 Corinthians 9:27 reconciled with the teaching that losing salvation is impossible?

Context is key, my friend. 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the ...
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Is there legitimate (scriptural or customary) justification for the practice of "Tithing" in modernity according to recent Protestantism?

Well, this is a great question and I hope to answer it as best as I can. Obviously I can't speak for all branches of Protestantism or Christianity, but I can speak from what I know. For example, the ...
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