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Most European Reformed Churches welcome gay and lesbian members. The United Church of Canada was the first to accept same-sex marriage and confirmed to stay to this in 2007 The Reformed Church of Switzerland has decided to tolerate homosexuality in 1999 see here (German) and allows homosexual marriage since 2019 see here (German). The Reformed Church of ...


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Firstly, penance was rejected at the time of the reformation because the doctrine was based on a mistranslation of the Greek word metanoia - "repentance". The Latin Vulgate had, poenitenitam agite - "doing acts of penance". Martin Luther was the one who originally made this discovery. Secondly, although James 5:16 says "confess your ...


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I think Reformed Christians believe that salvation is a one and done event accomplished by Christ without intervention by man. If one believes that you are once saved always saved, then nothing you can do, confessing or being an atheistic mass murderer can unsave you. My personal opinion is that this cannot be supported by either scripture or the traditions ...


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Disclaimer: I am not a pastor or trained theologian. (Other disclaimer: Since your question asked about a Protestant perspective, this answer is written from that perspective with respect to various claims made. Feel free to mentally sprinkle "according to Protestants" in front of everything.) That said... your main question appears to be about ...


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