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Saved from what?

for by faith - my daily journal

As a believer, if we were asked “what are you save from” most would respond “I’m saved from hell” or “saved from Satan” or even “saved from sin.” In other words, salvation is like a divine fire insurance policy.  …

Should unity trump doctrine?

who said it?

“In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas.” These words, translated variously as “in essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, and in all things charity,” or, “unity in necessary things; liberty in doubtful things; charity in all things,” have often…

Who is the stumbling stone?

for by faith - my daily journal

 2 Peter 2:8  [quoting Isaiah 8:14] “A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense.” In 2 Peter 2:8, we read that “They stumble because they are disobedient to the word and to this stumbling they were also appointed.”  …

"It wasn't a potential atonement actuated by the sinner, it was an actual atonement initiated by the savior."

John MacArthur