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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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Nov 04 2012

Were Adam and Eve saved?

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Were Adam and Eve saved?  If we assume they were saved, why is man affected by the Fall if they were forgiven and reconciled to God? The Bible is not explicitly clear on whether Adam and Eve were saved, but a fairly strong argument can be made in support of them being saved. Adam and …

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Jul 15 2012

Gifts of the Spirit by John Piper

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The last two posts have been about talents and gifts of the Sprit. I am posting (with permission) a sermon by John Piper on Gifts of the Spirit. You can click on the audio to listen or read the sermon below. Calling all Clay Pots 2 Corinthians 4 I would like to try to persuade …

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Dec 22 2009

Giving Gifts on Christmas

I was reading an article about giving.  It was a secular article and did not have anything to do with Christmas.  The article was about this woman who learned from one of her friends, who lived on an Indian reservation, about giving of what you have, that is, a treasured material item.  The concept behind …

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