Either human intelligence ultimately owes its origin to mindless matter; or there is a Creator. It is strange that some people claim that it is their intelligence that leads them to prefer the first to the second.
~ John Lennox
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By Johan, reposted with permission:
[QUOTE=TheWholeGospel;7578725]Not so that people would sin more, but so that ([I]hina[/I]), as I pointed out from Paul's other comment on this (Rom. 7:13), sin might appear for what it really is "exceeding sinful."[/QUOTE]
Romans 5:20 does not talk about the "appearance" of sin. It seems to me that you try to divert the attention from this text by immediately linking it to another verse in a different context.
Originally Posted by bert10
This post has to be by itself. The importance of names.
Names stand for Nature...and a name will help or hinder a man to fulfill his creative vision of purpose. Names are so important and critical to the mission that at times God sends Gabriel to command the Mother in which name to give their babies. For Example Jesus...Mary was explicitly told to call Her first born Jesus (He Who Saves) by Gabriel instead of Joseph as would be the tradition. Likewise Elizabeth and her husband...were
[URL="http://forums.carm.org/vbb/showthread.php?244811-The-New-Covenant-of-Abraham-Isaac-and-Jacob&p=7352892#post7352892"]From below:[/URL] [QUOTE=Greg Goodchild;7352892]Well I am glad we could agree upon that little detail that righteousness by faith is a part of the covenant between God and Abraham and God and us. [/QUOTE]
As with most things SDA, the unbreachable difference is in the (re)definitions. The Roman Catholic Church and SDAism (a la Jones and Waggoner) define
[URL="http://forums.carm.org/vbb/showthread.php?245038-Abrahamic-Old-and-New-Covenants"]Posted by 1stthings1st on the SDA forum.[/URL]
During discussions here on CARM, often some of our Adventist posters will frequently comment that the New Covenant began in Genesis or at the time of Abraham. Some say that the New Covenant was actually given to Adam in the garden of Eden. This would place the "New" Covenant before the Old Covenant in an amazing
Updated 11-14-15 at 10:09 PM by DrPatti