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Denominations: Reformed/Presbyterian Church (Part 2)

Name The name “Reformed Church” has its origin in the reformation.  “Originally, all of the Reformation churches used this name (or the name Evangelical) to distinguish themselves from the “unreformed” or unchanged, Roman Catholic Church.  After the great controversy among … Continue reading

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Grace Series: Salvation, The Gift of God (Grace through Faith)

“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves” (Ephesians 2:8a). The word “for” (gar) points backwards.  The gentiles, before salvation, were dead in trespasses and sins [Ephesians 2:1 (“you” refers to the gentiles.  See … Continue reading

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Foreknowledge, Predestination, and Election

In earlier lessons, we defined these words, and individually considered these words from New Testament passages that use these words.  However, for simplicity sake, we did not consider those passages in which more than one of these words appear. In … Continue reading

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Foreknowledge

The word “foreknowledge” appears, in some form, in reference to God, four times in the King James Version (Acts 2:23; Romans 8:29; Romans 11:2; 1 Peter 1:2).  At times, this word is joined with other words, which also, we will … Continue reading

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