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by JustDucky
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: Predestination permanent?
Replies: 45
Views: 2305

Re: Predestination permanent?

Well, this may answer most of your objections, while opening another can of wormies!

I believe we are given reason to hope that God will choose everyone, that all may repent.

"For God has bound everyone over to disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all." (Rom 11:32)

Blessings,
Lee
by JustDucky
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Christian Theology
Topic: Predestination permanent?
Replies: 45
Views: 2305

Re: Predestination permanent?

God cannot cause either the sin of rejection … "Why, O Lord, do You cause us to stray from Your ways And harden our heart from fearing You?" (Isa 63:17) And as a side note, IF God pre-destined that certain people could only ever reject Him - and HE is the cause of their rejection, precisely because...
by JustDucky
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: The Bible and Scripture
Topic: Quick answers about Bible
Replies: 88
Views: 18864

Re: Quick answers about Bible

I am having a hard time reconciling Hebrews 5:9 with justification by faith alone that Paul preached. Does Heb 5:9 teach salvation by works or am I missing something? Context, there is always a context and continuity that answers question you just pointed out. Heb 5:9, And having been made perfect,...
by JustDucky
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 2248
Views: 301649

Re: Please Introduce Yourself Here

Thanks, everyone! Glad to participate...

Blessings,
Lee
by JustDucky
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Is coming to Jesus and being saved simple?
Replies: 30
Views: 1916

Re: Is coming to Jesus and being saved simple?

I would say it's indeed simple, "Turn to me and be saved" (Isa. 45:22), but the way to life is full of pressure, and narrow: "Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that...
by JustDucky
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 2248
Views: 301649

Re: Please Introduce Yourself Here

Hi, I'm Lee Merrill in North Carolina, glad to find this forum and discuss God and science and other topics! I've been a fan of Hugh Ross and Reasons to Believe for a while now, and they have helped me resolve various questions.

Blessings,
Lee