Category: Theology

What Does “Dead” Mean in God’s Word?

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Obviously, none of these uses of the word “dead” in Scripture imply “total inability.” Quite to the contrary, we often find that after people are described as being “dead” in one of the ways listed above, they are then invited in the following context to turn from death and practice life. So in passages like James 2:14-26 and Revelation 3:1-6, people are called to reverse their state of death by energizing their faith or repenting and returning to the way they used to live.

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Theological Terminology Thursday:
The Study of Specialized Words Relating to Theology

Conversion and Regeneration

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Theological Terminology Thursday:
The Study of Specialized Words Relating to Theology

Conversion and Regeneration

By Ron F. Hale. He has served as Pastor, Church Planter, Strategist (NAMB), Director of Missions, Associate Executive Director of Evangelism and Church Planting for a State Convention, and now in the 4th quarter of ministry as Minister of Missions. A Personal Application of the Words I was born into a lost and sinful world; […]

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Why Your Faith Is Secure, Part 6:
What the Bible Teaches about Apostasy

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Why Your Faith Is Secure, Part 6:
What the Bible Teaches about Apostasy

by Steve Lemke, Provost, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics, McFarland Chair of Theology, and Director of the Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. We have been examining reasons for the security of the believer from Ephesians 1 and other Scriptures – that persons who are genuinely saved are saved […]

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Why Your Faith Is Secure, Part 5:
It is Based on an Unchanging Relationship Status

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Why Your Faith Is Secure, Part 5:
It is Based on an Unchanging Relationship Status

by Steve Lemke, Provost, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics, McFarland Chair of Theology, and Director of the Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. We have been examining reasons for the security of the believer from Ephesians 1 and other Scriptures – that persons who are genuinely saved are saved […]

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Why Your Faith Is Secure, Part 4:
It Is a Logical Necessity

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Why Your Faith Is Secure, Part 4:
It Is a Logical Necessity

by Steve Lemke, Provost, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics, McFarland Chair of Theology, and Director of the Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. We have been examining reasons for the security of the believer from Ephesians 1 and other Scriptures – that persons who are genuinely saved are saved […]

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