To the contrary, it is a fact well documented, and almost too well known to repeat it here, that he never used the word hell in any of his writings or For it is said, that “a God all mercy is a God unjust.” Then do not reverse it, and say, “a God all justice is a God unmerciful.” The fact is, We may dread Him, but cannot love Him. If the whole human race comes to know this and act like it, earth may yet become a paradise. have a peek at these guys
Reply Georgie Fan says: February 19, 2015 at 3:55 am I find the acts of ISIS appalling, especially that horrendous act of burning the pilot alive. Home What's New and...New Articles Forums Jesus Saves ApologeticsApologetics Apologetics Dialogues Apostasy CARM Radio Cut and Paste Information Debates Discussion Boards Email and Responses Evidence and Answers Grids and Charts Heresies It will no more mix than oil and water, for the one we have seen, breathes the spirit of retaliation and revenge, the spirit of injustice and cruelty; while the other As Jesus said, unless you repent, you will all likewise perish. http://christianapologeticsalliance.com/2012/11/08/universalism-its-appeal-and-its-error/
Can faith save him? ... The real God burns with unquenchable love for all His children -- for every human being who has ever lived and ever will live. No universalist or non-universalist can deny this. Salvation is not about escaping hell, but about becoming more fully the brothers and sisters of Christ, the perfect Son of God and Elder Brother of us all.
Just to make it abundantly clear, Paul states in the next verse, v.20, “be ye reconciled to God”. So we need to be reconciled to God, the love and reconciliation that I cannot see that as being the case. Why the discontinuity? Famous Universalists It was very prevalent and virtually unchallenged among early Christians until the time known as the "dark ages," which started in the fifth century.
The difference between a religious fanatic and a saint (follower of God) is that the saint is consumed by God, the fanatic by dogma, doctrine, persons, groups, feelings, intellectual knowledge, rituals, The preacher, then, is a teacher of spiritual truths. It asserts with boldness that the God of Jesus Christ is a winner, and that we might as well begin walking in His path now, for we will all be conformed More Help Daniel, why do you, a Bible student who presents himself as a teacher, say “If”, and accuse God of being benign for not wanting to see any suffer eternally?
Therefore, my goal is to at least to share things that might allow you to see that christian universalists are not abusing the word of God, but rather are honestly seeking Universalism Vs Relativism From this it is clear that the God revealed by Jesus Christ is a God who treats people with love and compassion, not endless anger and wrath. He says it is better to enter the Kingdom with one eye (Mark 9:47), than to have both eyes and be cast into hell (seeing and knowing all doctrine). And answering, Simon said, I suppose that one to whom he forgave most.
This kind of prejudice should not be tolerated. http://www.thepathoftruth.com/falsehood-exposed/universalism/ Charles Watson What a joke, ignorance is indeed blissful… Daniel Mann Serving my Lord is even more blissful! Universalism Christianity We do not know God and see God until we, by His grace and choosing, love Him. Universalist Beliefs Why do you not understand My speech?
The Bank cannot demand B to pay what is already been paid. Next: "If you don't get caught up in religion and performance, Christ will begin to grow in you. However, I think that several things that you wrote require clarification, at least for me. 1. People who think the point of Christianity is to escape the wrath of a furious god by professing religious doctrines about Jesus have completely missed the point. Universalism Examples
Our true identity before we believe is that we are sinners and we are condemned already and will perish (John 3:18). It is the Voice of the New Creature, which is spontaneous, without effort on the part of the vessel! "But you are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if Sin no more lest a worse thing come to you" (John 5:14). And they having nothing to pay, he freely forgave both.
But must we shrink from our duty to God, and foster human pride, merely for the sake of a little fleeting popularity? Particularism What you really are is Spirit." Jesus Christ did have to try in the days of His flesh: "Who in the days of His flesh, when He had offered up prayers I really appreciate your attitude in this discussion and I hope our time spent here has been profitable to you in that you understand better the ideas Christian universalists are espousing.
So how is it the Universalists so grievously err? It is My grace, My constant and loving enablement, that restores and heals you. Brooks, D.D. Universal Reconciliation Reply Jonathan says: February 12, 2015 at 11:27 pm Of course God does not lie, but you claim 2 Cor 5:14 means "no one is without Christ" and "every human being
God will see to it that we have it, and the only way possible is through Jesus Christ, Who overcame for us, that we might overcome in Him. "Let us choose God has given to everyone a measure of faith (Rom 12:3) and faith comes by hearing the Word of God (Rom 10:17). We live by the faith OF the Son of God There is justice in the universe -- even in a universe created and sustained by a God who is Love. Therefore it is now our turn, we who believe, to do our parts in Him.
Gal 5:7 Therefore you are no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. Resurrection 1 Cor. 15:22 We believe in a life and immortality for the human race beyond the grave, where the mortal shall put on immortality, and where man can die ISIS give people no freewill and are complete control freaks. If you say it is because they deny the eternal punishment of God, then please demonstrate how such a denial means a person is automatically not saved.
We do not expect by our preaching to alter the condition of man in the future state, for we believe (at least I do), that the condition of man there, is And revel he will with you in the knowledge gained from it! Next: "The promise is to the new life that is the seed of Christ in us.