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    Theophilos replied to the thread No one can come to me....
    Yes, that section of Romans includes a quote from Psalm 14. Psalm 14:1-3 NKJV Does the context mean that the verses only apply to...
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    Theophilos replied to the thread No one can come to me....
    Okay, does that mean that only the elect sin?
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    Theophilos replied to the thread No one can come to me....
    Yes. The contradiction is even more obvious in this sentence: . . . all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are...
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    Theophilos replied to the thread No one can come to me....
    Yes, pistis is usually translated as "faith". "Offering faith to all" agrees with the Greek interlinear based on the first meanings...
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    Theophilos replied to the thread No one can come to me....
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    Theophilos replied to the thread No one can come to me....
    The Father's drawing and the Son's drawing the same drawing. That is consistent with an orthodox understanding of the Trinity as in "I...
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    Theophilos replied to the thread No one can come to me....
    Yes, God draws everyone through the crucifixion. . . . if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. John 12:32 KJV...
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    Theophilos replied to the thread Does God predestine sin?.
    The passage from Romans 9 about the potter and the clay is a paraphrase of Jeremiah 18: Behold, like clay in the hand of the potter, so...
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    Yes, Mary is a model of faith. She also gave birth to eternal God. That is a deep mystery that is worthy of contemplation as...
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    These are examples of traditional devotions found in the west. Eastern Catholics have different traditions, but we are still Catholic...
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    The Greek word translated as "remembrance" (ἀνάμνησις, anamnésis) implies a sacrifice as in shown in this verse: But in those...
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    Yes, Isaiah Yes, Isaiah wrote these words centuries before the birth of Christ, but the passages are in the past tense as if the events...
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    Christ is eternal God. God is not constrained by human concepts of time. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever...
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    Theophilos replied to the thread Canonicity.
    Yes, those councils established the New Testament canon in the Latin-speaking west. 2 Peter, 2 John, 3 John, Jude, Revelation were not...
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    Theophilos reacted to puddleglum's post in the thread The other TULIP with Like Like.
    If you are familiar with Calvinism you probably know of the acronym TULIP which stands for the five points that Calvinists believe in...
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