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The section of the Westminster Confession you have quoted, Chapter I, section VII, explains how there is no limiting factor within the scripture, regarding those things necessary for salvation, which gives advantage to the learned over the unlearned. Just prior to that Chapter 1 Section VI reads (in part): The whole counsel of God concerning all things ...


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The word ‘foreordained’ is usually a translation of a Greek word meaning “to know beforehand.” Speaking about the birth of Jesus, 'foreordained' is used in that sense in 1 Peter 1:20 (KJV): Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you. The meaning of ‘foreordained’ becomes clearer in Ephesians ...


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