In this next video of this series of just under 8 minutes, we continue to look at the meanings of the words translated as “eternal,” and “punishment” in our Bibles, and how we have been misled concerning these words. 6 more words
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Since, until each enemy, the last of which is death (see 1 Cor. 15:26), shall be annihilated, he takes away sin, so that the whole world may be without sin, John said, pointing to him, “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” He is not “he who will take it away but is not already taking it away,” nor is he “he who has taken away but is not still taking it away.” The taking away is operative in every single being in the world, until the sin of the entire world shall have been taken away and the Savior hands over to the Father a kingdom prepared – ready, because no sin remains – to be reigned over by the Father and again to receive, through its whole extent, all things from God, when the saying is fulfilled, “God shall be all in all” (1 Cor.
If you read my first post, you’re now familiar with my assessment of how Protestant reflective faith cannot avoid a certain self-defeating circular reasoning. Now here is the main point of my argument: for such a Protestant to escape the previously discussed Achilles’ heel in his soteriology, either a sacramental theology of salvation must be adopted, … 1,330 more words