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Tag Archive: Salvation

Apr 02 2013

Can someone have peace of mind without God?

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The Greek word “eirēnē” that is translated into English as “peace” has several applications such as peace between countries or between people. However, the peace that God grants to His children cannot be obtained outside of Christ for it is Christ that is the giver of His peace. Peace I leave with you; my peace …

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Mar 18 2013

Invictus, captain of my soul?

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I first came across the poem Invictus by William Ernest Hensley several years ago on an Internet forum I used to hang out on.  An avowed atheist who posted there would occasionally sign his posts off with it.  If I had encountered the poem  when I was an atheist, I would have loved it.  As …

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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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Aug 16 2012

Held responsible for Original Sin?

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  It can be difficult for us to understand, and on the surface seems unjust, that God would hold us personally responsible for the original sin committed by Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden thousands of years ago. After all, we were not even there when it happened, so why hold us responsible? …

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