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Weak in faith?

So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans 10:17 KJVER Weak faith arises from a defect in our knowledge of God’s word. Many of the Lord’s people have an imperfect acquaintance with the gospel. They know but little of God’s real character, or of the nature and design of […]

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What biblical repentance is not!

After watching Ray Comfort’s new film Audacity, I realised that he preaches Lordship salvation. If you are unaware of what that is, it is the need to add works to grace in order to obtain salvation. That is quite distinct from works as evidence of salvation. In the film when asked “… so all I need […]

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What does biblical repentance mean?

On Repentance by John Calvin (abridged)1,2 1. Though we have shown how faith possesses Christ, and how by means of faith we enjoy His benefits, yet the subject would still be left in obscurity, unless we describe the effects which we experience. Faith must lead us to repentance. 2. The argument, that repentance rather goes before […]

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On faith of believers and apostates

Faith Defined, And Its Properties Described by John Calvin (abridged)1,2 1. A great part of the world, when they hear the word faith, conceive it to be nothing more than a common assent to the evangelical history. And even those, who say God is the object of faith, tend to mislead miserable souls through their vain […]

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Belief in God Creation/evolution History

The foundation of God stands sure

In an article1 discussing the irony of Sir David Attenborough’s crediting contemplation of nature for solace he has felt after his wife’s death, the author rightly criticizes Attenborough’s double standard. Attenborough has for many decades, in his atheism, used his television programs to present a godless view of nature as a mere product of evolution […]

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