Law of Liberty

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

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John Calvin’s View on Limited Atonement

John Calvin the great Geneva reformer was born in 1509 at Noyon in Picardy, located in northern France. From the age of fourteen to the age of nineteen Calvin studied at Paris University in the pursuit of his father’s desire for him to become a Roman Catholic priest.1Nicholas R. Needham, 2,000 Years of Christ’s Power…

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The Gospel in 1,500 Words

The Gospel is the only good news in the midst of a dire situation. The first dire problem humanity has is that it was and is made by the only being that has the power to create something from nothing. This being is Yahweh the only God (Isaiah 44:6). Yahweh is a triune God, comprised…

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Paul speaking as Regenerate or Reprobate in Romans 7

Many months ago I found my self defending the traditional interpretation of Romans 7 after being introduced to a new interpretation. It had me asking is Paul speaking as Regenerate or Reprobate in Romans 7. The traditional interpretation goes like this: Paul is speaking in Romans 7:14-25 as a saved man struggling with sin, he battles…

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Christian Soldiers – Sermon

 Christian Soldiers Read all of 2 Timothy 2   Paul who is in prison at the time he writes this, is specifically writing to Timothy in order to encourage him as a church leader. Do not be side tracked by that. Even though this section of his letter is directed to men who are to…

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Should Gay Christians get Married?

Tony Campolo says “I think the ethically responsible thing for gay and lesbian Christians to do is to form lasting, covenanted partnerships. I also believe that the church should help them in those partnerships in the same way the church should fortify traditional marriages.” Why is it such a big deal for Anthony Campolo to…

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Paul’s Arguments in 1 Corinthians (Commentary)

  Commentary by Brandon S. Limpert Paul’s Arguments in 1 Corinthians are over many different issues from sexual immorality to eating meat offered to idols, yet there is one core theological misunderstanding hidden at the heart of all of these problems, which has ensnared the believers at Corinth. This theological problem is a false understanding…

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Review of Saved by Grace by Anthony Hoekema

by Brandon Limpert   I found Saved by Grace by Anthony Hoekema to be very balanced and well thought out work. He enlightened me on some issues concerning the fruit of the Spirit in chapter three under the heading “The Fruit of the Spirit”. I had never really thought much about the fact that the…

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Election and the Triune God in Redemption

Paul’s Doctrine of Election and the Role of the Triune God in Redemption by Brandon Limpert   One of the most debated subjects in the church today is “election” and “the role of the Trinity in man’s redemption.” It is widely held in modern Christian evangelical churches that man plays a pinnacle role in securing…

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Mediate vs. Immediate Imputation of Adam’s Sin

Review of The Imputation of Adam’s Sin by John Murray By Brandon Limpert When it comes to the Doctrine of Original Sin most people like to focus on Romans 5:12-19, because they tend to think that these verses are the ultimate nail in the coffin for those that oppose this doctrine. However, I find that…

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The Doctrine of Justification

The Doctrine of Justification by Brandon Limpert How often we look past the doctrine of justification as a secondary issue when in fact this doctrine is so critical that it separates the sheep from the goats. Too often I have found myself in the past trying to bridge the divide between Protestants and Catholics only…

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