Category: Scripture
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Romans 7.7-15 – The law, sin and salvation.
Posted: 24 August 2010 in Romans

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet. But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. For without the law sin was dead.

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Luke 7.28-30 – Repentance
Posted: 23 August 2010 in Luke

For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he. And all the people that heard him, and the publicans, justified God, being baptized with the baptism of John. But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.

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Romans 4.13-16 & 6.1-4 – Salvation and works
Posted: 21 August 2010 in Romans

“For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith. For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect: Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.

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Luke 17.7-10 – Salvation through grace, not works
Posted: 20 August 2010 in Luke

But which of you, having a servant plowing or feeding cattle, will say unto him by and by, when he is come from the field, Go and sit down to meat? And will not rather say unto him, Make ready wherewith I may sup, and gird thyself, and serve me, till I have eaten and drunken; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink?

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Isaiah 45.7 & Luke 4.24-27
The implications of divine sovereignty
Posted: 19 August 2010 in Isaiah, Luke

“I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.”

“And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country. But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;

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