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Apr 08 2013

Excruciating, word origin

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The word excruciating has an interesting origin and background.  In English, excruciating is an adjective that means, “causing intense physical agony or anguish”.  What does not seem to be commonly known about the word are the details of its Latin origin and how it came into existence. Origin: 1560–70; < Latin excruciātus, past participle of …

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Feb 21 2013

How were people saved before Christ?

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Prior to the fall (Genesis 3:7), salvation was by perfect obedience to the law. However, this was not really salvation as there was no sin until the fall. In other words, Adam and Eve did not need to be saved from the penalty of sin. After the fall, salvation by God became necessary. The same …

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Feb 07 2010

Sunday Morning Sermon – Atonement II

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Last Sunday, I posted part I to the atonement sermon by Bob DeWaay and Dick Kuffel (link to last week’s post is listed below).  Here is part II which was broadcast on August 14, 2006. The link to the site is at Critical Issues Commentary if you would like to to browse a really great …

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