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The right use of 'Reason' example 1

12. The right use of reason in connection with the things of God. This is another rule of exegesis which is of considerable importance, yet one that requires to be used with holy care and caution, and by one of mature judgment and thorough acquaintance with the Word. 181 more words

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In sharp contrast with the above, it should be pointed out that in many cases statements put in the interrogative form have the force of an emphatic negative

11. In sharp contrast with the above, it should be pointed out that in many cases statements put in the interrogative form have the force of an emphatic negative. 160 more words

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The simple negative often implies, conversely, the positive

10. The simple negative often implies, conversely, the positive. This is a very simple canon of exegesis, yet one to which the attention of the young student needs to be called. 580 more words

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When interpreting scripture we must sharply distinguish between justification and sanctification, nevertheless they are never to be divorced from one another

While justification and sanctification are to be sharply distinguished, nevertheless they must not be divorced (1 Corinthians 1:30; 6:11).

“Christ never comes into the soul unattended. 197 more words

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When interpreting scripture we must not divide Christ by saying that Christ can be someone's Savior but not that person's Lord

Particular redemption (Christ making atonement for the sins of His own people only) must not prevent His servants from preaching the Gospel to every creature and announcing that there is a Savior for every sinner out of hell who appropriates Him for his own. 156 more words

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Another example of severing what God has joined together by sacrificing one side or element of the Truth for another is in the use of means in election

Again, our zeal for the doctrine of election must not suffer us to ignore the necessity of using means. They who reason, If I be elected, I shall be saved whether or not I repent and trust in Christ, are fatally deceiving themselves: “chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth” (2 Thessalonians 2:13) is proof. 25 more words

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The Argument for Love

I don’t think an argument has ever changed my heart. Sure arguments might change minds, but only love changes hearts. In fact, I think most people would rather be encouraged than yelled at, supported than chastised, and loved than argued with. 718 more words