Monthly Archives: March 2015

ideological turing test – calvinism

God is the benevolent, self-existent, omnipotent, omniscient, timeless, immutable creator of the universe. God, in Exodus 3, introduces Himself as the “I Am”. This is God saying that He is self-existent. Embedded in these words are the idea that God … Continue reading

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Christian cliches – of course He can because He is God

When Non-Christians (or even Christians) ask Christians if God can do/know/be/have something, often the response is “of course He does because He is God.” Or the phrase might be in the form of a negative “if God did not do/know/be/have … Continue reading

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dispensationalism reconsidered

Dispensationalism is simply the belief that God works with various individuals in different ways throughout history. In some sense, most modern Christians are dispensationalists. Unless a Christian is eating kosher, circumcising, and following the Sabbath, they have to entertain the … Continue reading

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calvinists against the rapture

Some Calvinists explain why we would do well to question the commonly accepted rapture interpretation of 1 Thessalonians 4:17: 1Th 4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet … Continue reading

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Jesus preaches the kingdom of God

Mat 6:9 In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Mat 6:10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. Jesus prays this to God. This was Jesus’ main … Continue reading

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