John Calvin’s interpretation of the Bible justified the murder of his theological opponents.
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In the final section of this digression from the discussion of Melchizedek, the writer begins by reminding his readers of God’s promise to Abraham. This was an unconditional promise to Abraham, and it is the same God who had promised salvation to those who believe as Abraham did. 229 more words
The writer of Hebrews is convinced about something. Despite the harsh warning that was just given—and to reiterate: it is a warning to those who are never maturing—he is convinced that his audience (at least mostly) is characterized by the soil that produces useful vegetation and receives a blessing. 287 more words
This warning, then, is for those who appear to be continually at the starting block of the Christian life. While there is genuine disagreement here among believers as to whom the author is referring to in vv. 515 more words
On July 9, we discussed the warning passage of Hebrews 6:4–6 and the larger context of 5:11–6:20. Without this larger context, the passage in question “seems” rather straightforward. 476 more words
On July 9, we discussed the warning passage of Hebrews 6:4–6 and the larger context of 5:11–6:20. Without this larger context, the passage in question “seems” rather straightforward. 335 more words
These are the notes from our discussion on June 25.
Four views that Christians hold concerning what is commonly referred to as perseverance of the saints or eternal security. 241 more words