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Bible Study With Douglas Revelation 2 (video) The Church of Ephesus

Douglas begins Revelation chapter 2 by examining who is in the Church of Ephesus. The conclusion may shock many because the Jewish people are the “we” in the book of Ephesus and the “you” are the gentiles. This demonstrates the Jewishness of the book of Revelation and how the book needs to be viewed through Jewish glasses first and foremost. ... Read More »

Sorry Calvin, God Foreknew Israel (Part 2 of 2)

Foreknowledge Foreknowledge is a companion of election – but just like election, foreknowledge is a general reference to God having known the Israelites beforehand. Consider Paul’s definitive statement: “So I ask, God has not rejected his people, has he? Absolutely not! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin.God has not cast away His people whom He foreknew [proginosko προγινώσκω].” ... Read More »

Sorry Calvin, God Elected Israel (Part 1 of 2)

The biblical usage of “election” has absolutely nothing to do with salvation contrary to the teaching of Calvinism. Calvin summarizes this foundational doctrine in his book Institutes of the Christian Religion (Book 3 chapter 21): “Of the eternal election, by which God has predestinated some to salvation, and others to destruction.”He qualifies his summary by stating: The predestination by which God adopts ... Read More »

Porque Dios No Eligio a Los Calvinistas: El Concepto Bíblico de Elección Nunca Significa Predestinado a la Salvación y Comúnmente Se Refiere a Israel

Porque Dios No Eligio a los Calvinistas El Concepto Bíblico de Elección Nunca Significa Predestinado a la Salvación y Comúnmente Se Refiere a Israel Por Douglas Hamp Traducido por Fabián Zamudio www.douglashamp.com Costa Mesa, CA Julio 2011 El uso bíblico de “elección” no tiene absolutamente nada que ver con salvación contrario a las enseñanzas del Calvinismo. Calvin resume esta doctrina ... Read More »

Sons of Seth or Fallen Angels?

The notion that Genesis 6 ‘sons of God‘ is a reference to ‘the sons of Seth’ is surprisingly popular despite the fact that the Bible is replete with evidence that the sons of God in Genesis 6:1-4 were fallen angels (demons) and despite the fact that all of the ancient Jewish and Ante-Nicene Christian commentators believed the “sons of God” ... Read More »

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