Before or from the foundation of the world?

There are many misquotations of Scripture that need to be corrected.  I will gather over time a list of them here and put them into biblical order for easy consultation, but beginning with the one in the title of this blogpost. I will also supply mnemonics or the rationale which will help people to remember …

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Dishonest dialogue

Everyone forms their own opinions but most are very poor at defending them.  They assert their opinions but if debate becomes too awkward for them, they simply walk away.  They do not want to change their opinions nor to have them exposed, even to themselves. This is because they do not engage in honest dialogue.  …

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Faith and Assurance

Faith in Jesus Christ as Saviour is not the same thing as faith in Jesus Christ as my Saviour, nor are these the same as believing that I am saved.  The latter is assurance of salvation. Saving faith says: "I believe in Jesus Christ for the salvation of my soul." Assurance of salvation says: "I …

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Contained in the Scriptures

Following the 18th century sceptical attacks on the Bible by Scottish Enlightenment figures claiming that it was not the Word of God, and the 19th century higher critical attacks upon Biblical inspiration by unbelieving scholars, during the past one hundred years the opinion has grown up that the Word of God is found in the …

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