Sufficiency of Scripture

Complete Through the Gospel

You have been made complete through the gospel, the good news that God showed His love, mercy and grace toward you.  Because of this, you extend love, mercy and grace to others, no strings attached: Because you know God loves us, you can love others (1 Corinthians 13:7 – love tries to assume the best…

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Handling Regrets

Regrets come at times, and can even dominate our thought lives.  Regrets over decisions made, how we spent our time, and how situations were handled.  You may have made decisions based on the best information you had at the time, and the decision may have turned out to be a poor one. There is a…

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The Clarity of Scripture

God’s Word is “sufficiently perspicuous [clear] to be understood by the people, in the use of ordinary means and by the aid of the Holy Spirit in all things necessary to faith or practice, without the need of any infallible interpreter.”  (clarification mine) The clarity of Scripture has also been referred to as the “perspicuity”…

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Explaining John 1:1 – “the Word was God”

2 Corinthians 2:3-4: “And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled only to those who are perishing. 4 In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.”…

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