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God does not change, but has He changed?

That might depend on which God / god you refer to. The reason why I say that is that there are some groups / denominations generally considered to be Christian, but which believe in a multiplicity of ...
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What is the biblical basis that we no longer need to confess and repent?

Before attempting to find out what the biblical basis is for believing Christians no longer need to confess and repent (according to Joseph Prince and Andrew Wommack), we first need to establish what ...
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What is the biblical basis that we no longer need to confess and repent?

Like most good lies, there is a kernel of truth here hiding underneath the perversion of the Gospel. Scripture is quite clear that Christ died for repentant sinners. Because God exists outside of time,...
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God does not change, but has He changed?

God is perfect in all his attributes. He always has been perfect. He always will be perfect. In God there is nothing that looks like change, for better or worse; not better, because then he were not ...
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What Are the Way of Repentance and the Way of Eternal Life?

I confess I’ve never heard the expression “the way of repentance” but the Bible has plenty to say about the way of salvation that leads to eternal life. However, eternal life is a free and undeserved ...
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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

Any consideration of repentance that asserts mere human moral ability apart from the ongoing grace through faith in the gospel by the enlightenment and enablement of the Spirit, needs to be repented ...
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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

I am quoting from the book 'The Beginning of the Gospel' Belmont Publications. The Meaning of Repentance The Greek word commonly translated repentance in the AV is metanoia. Meta means change. Noia ...
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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

Repentance means "change of mind". lit., "to perceive afterwards" (meta, "after," implying "change," noeo, "to perceive;" nous, "the mind, the ...
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Is the Holy Spirit a necessary presupposition for repentance?

To have a wrong view of what biblical sin and repentance is will lead to wrong ideas about how to repent, and the role of the Holy Spirit in that. So, let me try to briefly show what biblical sin is. ...
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Is the Holy Spirit a necessary presupposition for repentance?

It is absolutely impossible to repent without faith. Repentance is first and foremost turning from unbelief to belief, that’s the only change of mind God approves of. Without faith repentance is ...
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Does "perfect" imply never having changed? Does the Bible say so?

I confess I am struggling to understand your question. I agree that “God is perfect” but how does that have anything to do with your claim that this “is often used as a justification for the belief ...
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Does "perfect" imply never having changed? Does the Bible say so?

The quality of perfection is a matter of character. It is a matter of integrity. It is a matter of being true to one's self. We are not commanded to achieve some sort of legal perfection. Because 'I ...
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What are the various definitions of "Repentance"?

In the question you asked previously, Is the Holy Spirit a necessary presupposition for repentance? my answer explained why only a biblical grasp of God's view of sin will enable a person to so repent ...
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Is the Holy Spirit a necessary presupposition for repentance?

Holy Spirit → Grace → Repentance → Free will → Faith → More repentance In this answer I'm speaking for Charismatic groups (which theologically descended from Wesleyan / Arminian theology). There are ...
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What Are the Way of Repentance and the Way of Eternal Life?

This answer tries to represent the position of most major Christian denominations by using undisputed interpretation of select Bible verses. The general idea is that Jesus is the Way [of Eternal Life]...
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Can punishment for unintentional sins be reconciled with Christians knowing they have eternal life?

Jesus tells a story that may speak to this. It seems He is talking to those placed in spiritual leadership or authority over others, but it may speak to the rest of us as well. For brevity, I’ll skip ...
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What is the biblical basis that we no longer need to confess and repent?

OP: They say we are already forgiven for our past, present, and future sins, and because of that our sins are overlooked. So there's no need to confess our sins, ask forgiveness, and repent. What is ...
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